John Delaney, Head of Second World War and Mid 20th Century
Thursday 6 June 2019

After years of planning and preparation, Winston Churchill wanted to see D-Day unfold with his own eyes.

Watch IWM curator John Delaney tell the story of Winston Churchill and D-Day. 

Discover more about Churchill's wartime leadership at Churchill War Rooms.

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