Irish Times reports D-day landing in Normandy

7th June 1944
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On June 6, 1944, Allied forces invaded northern France during World War II. This was the front page of The IrishTimes the following morning.

Some 120,000 Irishmen (70,000 from south of the Irish border) joined the British army, wanting to do more to stop Hitler and his hideous regime...

 

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