Distorting history or keeping it alive?

Scott Smith questions what the lack of British and Commonwealth vehicles in attendance at June 6 commemorations means

US-manufactured and marked vehicles of all shapes and sizes roll through Bayeux in 2009

As Isit here penning this article on the anniversary of the Normandy Invasion there has once again, and rightly so, been coverage on an international scale of the events that took place 78 years ago during World War Two.

There was one clip, among the many hundreds you could find on social media, that stood out for me though. This being a throng of US-manufactured and marked vehicles, along with accompanying re-enactors and crews parading through Arromanches-les-Bains. It left me wondering if there was now a danger of history being distorted, or does this instead help keep the history of those events relevant?

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