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'Top Secret' D-Day orders emerge

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The inch-thick document – which should have been destroyed at the end of the Normandy invasion – gives a detailed account of the navy’s role in the landings.

The orders were issued to Royal Navy officers who were involved in Operation Neptune – the code-name for the initial phase of the D-Day mission.

The newly-emerged copy was issued to Lieutenant Alexander North Hardy, the skipper of HMS Valena, a minesweeper, which operated off the French coast on June 6th 1944.

http://www.telegraph...-destroyed.html

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coolguy

Great find

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pallidin

Indeed. I would bet that would be appraised a fairly good price on "Antiques Roadshow", like maybe a couple thousand dollars.

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Drayno

This is really neat. I agree, though. This intel should have been destroyed after D-Day. XD

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wingyflam

wish i had found it

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third_eye

on the bright note we can expect more great WW2 series like 'Band of Brothers'

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