Normandy Veterans Who Never Ran Out Of Steam





From The Yorkshire Post.


Not many survivors of the events in France 75 years ago remain, but two of them – three if you include the train they were on – enjoyed a day out in Yorkshire today.

With so few members left, the Normandy Veterans’ Association has officially disbanded, but its outpost in York has remained defiant until the last.

“We decided to keep the veterans together for as long as they’re fit enough,” said Nick Bielby, secretary of the branch, as two of his members climbed aboard a steam locomotive on the Worth Valley heritage line at Haworth in West Yorkshire.


To read the rest of this story, click on the link below:



Link to Normandy Veterans story

Leave a Reply

The York ME Community © 2015
Powered by Live Score & Live Score App