Tag: WWII

MARKET GARDEN VETERAN SANDY CORTMANN DIES AT THE AGE OF 97

War veteran Sandy Cortmann dies at the age of 97

ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND – Market Garden veteran Alexander ‘Sandy’ Cortmann died on Saturday night at the age of 97 in his hometown Aberdeen in Scotland, 75jaarvrijheid reports. Last year, Sandy became nationally known in The Netherlands and the U.K. when he attended the commemoration of Operation Market Garden for the first time in 75 years. Until

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VIDEO – SPECIAL AIRSHOW IN RUSSIA TO CELEBRATE 75th ANNIVERSARY OF VICTORY DAY

Special Airshow in Russia to Celebrate 75th Anniversary of Victory Day

KUBINKA AIR BASE, RUSSIA – Due to the ongoing and dreadful corona pandemic, unfortunately many airshows are canceled worldwide this spring and summer. We are therefore sharing a lot of awesome and badass airshow moments every weekend in the coming months for our readers to enjoy during these difficult times we are going through. These

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RED ARROWS FLYPAST OVER LONDON COMMEMORATES 75th VICTORY IN EUROPE DAY

The Red Arrows Flypast over London to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day.

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – The 75th Commemoration of ‘Victory in Europe Day’ (VE Day) was celebrated today with several flypasts over 4 cities in the United Kingdom – London, Edinburgh, Belfast and Cardiff. The Royal Air Force Display Team ‘The Red Arrows’ performed a beautiful flypast over London, while 2 RAF Typhoon fighter jets also

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MILITARY FLYOVERS AND PARADROPPINGS MARK 75th COMMEMORATION OF D-DAY IN NORMANDY

Dakota D-Day

NORMANDY, FRANCE – This week the 75th Anniversary of D-Day was commemorated in England and France. The last veterans, military service members, world leaders and dignitaries – including Queen Elizabeth II and President Donald Trump – took part in events commemorating D-Day in Portsmouth, England on Wednesday. On Thursday, President Trump attended commemoration events in

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