D-Day

D-Day

The announcement everyone was waiting for arrived in Manchester over a makeshift tannoy at the Army Equipment exhibition in Manchester. Soldiers and civilians alike craned their heads towards the loudspeaker which suddenly crackled into life. A monotone voice...
Images of War

Images of War

Worshippers prayed in silence in St Anne’s Church as the first news of the Normandy landings reached Manchester on Tuesday June 6th 1944. Others crowded round loudspeakers as allied troops made their way into Northern France to liberate Europe from Nazi tyranny....