D-Day remembered by veterans at Enniskillen school

Teddy Dixon presented pupils with a plaque made of sand from Utah Beach

World War Two veterans have attended a 75th anniversary D-Day commemoration in County Fermanagh.


Thousands of soldiers were based in the area in 1944, training for the invasion of Normandy.


The event took place at Enniskillen Model Primary School.

On 18 May 1944, General Dwight Eisenhower, commander of the Allied Forces in Europe, inspected troops at Celtic Park which is adjacent to the school.


To mark the anniversary, history was brought to life in the playground with a replica spitfire, wartime jeeps and members of the Wartime Living History Association.


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