Bedford on the Beach

Thanks to teamwork, D-Day veteran David Teacher realises his long-held dream

They say one thing leads to another and that fate has a date for you. Well, a chance meeting and the need to take a photograph changed the fate of a World War Two D-Day veteran, a military vehicle collector and a young disabled historian from the Netherlands.

The story started more than two years ago. David Teacher MBE arrived at the Imperial War Museum North to be interviewed for the museum’s audio archive. This was my first meeting with David and the very beginning of our friendship.


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