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June 6 – The day democracy returned to Europe

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The battle for Normandy June-August 1944, launched on D-Day exactly 75 years ago, marked, after Stalingrad, the beginning of the end of Nazi Germany. It was a major battle. The Allies suffered 209,672 casualties of whom 36,796 were killed. Some 28,000 Allied airman were lost in the months preceding and during the campaign.

Table quiz for Calais refugees

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A fundraising table quiz to assist the work of Calais Kitchens, which provides food and other provisions to the refugee's stranded on the French coast, takes place in Galway city this weekend.

 

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