Celebrating the 77th Anniversary of D-Day

Celebrating the 77th Anniversary of D-Day


How did the original recording of President Eisenhower announcing the D-Day landings end up in Trevor Hill’s parent’s attic?

6th of June 2021 is the 77th anniversary of the D-Day landings on the beaches of Normandy during WW2.

This large-scale operation combined involvement from land, sea and air and set the wheels in motion for Allied victory.

We spoke to former BBC radio broadcaster Trevor Hill about broadcasting in wartime, and discovered just what ended up happening to a particularly important recording…