Victory 75 from Electric Eclectic.
A little later than planned, but all good things are worth the wait. Victory 75 is a collection of short stories to celebrate VE Day and to raise funds for UK Veterans. I have a short story included called, ‘We’ll Meet Again,’ which is especially poignant regarding timing as it was published the same day Dame Vera Lynn died, a singer much associated and respected whose entertainment of our troops in Burma, especially, helped keep their spirits high and also the whole of the British nation.
We all know, so far, 2020 has been a wash-out regarding public occasions, such as exhibitions, displays and spectacles, which is more of a shame when you consider this year is the 75th anniversary year of the end of World War II.
2020 was to see celebrations for VE-day (Victory in Europe), The D-Day landings and VJ-Day (Victory over Japan), which marked the end of WW2, and more.
Many military charities, organisations who care for veterans, support families, work with the injured and those requiring rehabilitation needed to cancel their planned commemorations and tributes often losing the investment they made in the organising of said events.
The Royal British Legion, SSAFA, Combat stress, Veterans Outreach Support, The Invicta Foundation and Navy Wings are just a few who have been hard hit by these cancelations.
The shame is, none of those who served are getting any…
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