D-Day - 75 Stories: Jim Radford

Some Veterans who witnessed the carnage of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy were never able to talk to anyone about what they saw, felt and experienced as young men and women.

Memories which lasted a lifetime, but kept locked away for decades by a generation raised to value stoicism and to keep their feelings to themselves.

Some, as we’ve seen during our series, gave interviews to their loved-ones, some wrote books to try to comprehend what they had been through during the war.

Others sought solace in art or music.

Today’s ‘D-Day 75’ story is musician Jim Radford.

The ‘22,442 Sacrifice for Freedom Campaign’ is raising funds to complete the British Normandy Memorial. You can donate to the campaign by visiting this link.

Your support and generosity is very much appreciated.

Sign up for updates

Receive email updates about the development of the British Normandy Memorial and plans for its inauguration in June 2019