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WW2 in Devizes: The Home Front

This remarkable photograph shows the Parade held to celebrate 'Salute the Soldier Week' in early June 1944. US troops from their base on the outskirts of Devizes paraded through the town. Days later, they were in action in Normandy during the D-Day landings.

Video: Online talk about the Home Front in Devizes given to mark the 75th VE Day Anniversary in May 2020.

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