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92 year old John McMillan Leishman former sargent in the 51st Highland Division, who fought in El Alemain, landed in Sciily, fought up through Italy and returned to England in 1944 thinking that was the end of his war. It wasn't he was part of the Normandy landings where the divison came ashore at Sword Beach.

Photograph of the Day – War Veteran

There has been alot of talk these last few days as regards the intentions and thoughts of “former combatants”. Regardless of the more recent conflict/war * it is because of men such as John and his generation, that we enjoy the democracy we do now. *delete as applicable