Stories From Veterans

Learn more about D-Day from the veterans who were there. Click on the image of the article to download a PDF version of the profile. This page will be updated periodically with additional stories about D-Day Veterans.

Edward Farley

“So many in the water,” he remembers, “so many on the sand moaning, falling, creeping. Suffering and confusion… everywhere.”

Helen Denton Farley

“It was very hectic and very scary in London during that time,” said Denton… “We had to spend our evenings three stories underground because it wasn’t safe in our hotel…”

George “Jimmy” Green

“…out in front,” Jimmy recalls,” almost the spear. You could see nobody either side of you. Just you. And the French coast. It was an amazing experience. Thirty yards from shore we crunched bottom…”