SNAPSHOT: Veteran help

Leslie Front, chairman of the Normandy Veterans Association, and his colleague Sidney Goldberg, discuss the Second World War with a boy from Westminster Cathedral Choir School, as part of a £5m education scheme in which WWII veterans share their experiences with schoolchildren. 'Their Past - Your Future', to be entirely funded by the New Opportunities Fund, was launched at the Imperial War Museum last weekend. The initial £200,000 grant has helped to establish the website, d-dayandbeyond.org, which supports curriculum learning, exhibitions, publications and a wide range of partner projects to be delivered by museums across the UK. The site features a competition that gives groups of teachers and young people the chance to participate in special events in Normandy, onboard the HMS Belfast in London, and in Portsmouth.

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