They screamed in relief and in pure hysteria. In tens of thousands the dirty ragged children kept crying for biscuits and sweets. When we stopped the jeep we were immediately surrounded and overwhelmed. Thrusting hands plucked at our clothing.
You can now fly direct from London to Normandy where Caen makes a great city break.
To enter the draw: Simply follow @WW2Today on Twitter and tweet or retweet the link to this World War II Today Feature. Details are at the bottom of the linked page.
Copyright © 2008-2014 World War II Today. All rights reserved.