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D-Day Veteran Interviews: Bill Fitzgerald
Recently Dan met D-Day Veteran and Chelsea Pensioner Bill Fitzgerald at the Royal Hospital Chelsea. After enlisting with the British Army as an eighteen year old in 1944 Bill reveals the extraordinary preparations he and his fellow recruits went through for D-Day with the famous 7th Armoured Division - better known as the 'Desert Rats'. He also discusses his involvement in the Normandy landing at Gold Beach on 6 June 1944 and his subsequent role in the Battle for Normandy.