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D-Day roles of agents trained in Surrey

Over two days during September, members of the Charity's team gave specially arranged presentations at Wanborough Great Barn near Guildford.

The weekend event also featured detailed displays, and with the Charity's Carol Brown and Paul McCue once again on hand with a programme of talks revealing the exploits and courage of SOE agents who'd been trained at Wanborough Manor, and subsequently operated in support of the Allied D-Day invasion in June 1944.

On Saturday 14th, Carol spoke about Gilbert Norman and Francis Cammaerts, the next day Paul spoke gave presentations on France Antelme and Yvonne Cormeau.

In the audience were Yvette Pitt, daughter of the SOE agent Yvonne Cormeau, with her daughter Natasha and other family members, and also relatives of France Antelme. Attendees representing the Charity included Louisa Russell, Ann Palmer, Joy Hanauer and Ian Titman.

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