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Old 06-08-06, 22:13
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Default Overlord Embroidery

The Overlord Embroidery is on public display at the D-Day Museum, Portsmouth, England, and is a fantastic piece of art. I was reminded of this by a postcard I received from my parents.

Shown below is panel 32 of 34:

for large size scan

"August 1944
Completing the encirclement of the enemy, the First Canadian Army begins a southward offensive towards Falaise. Tanks are stripped of turrets and are used as improvised armoured personnel carriers."

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Old 18-09-06, 06:19
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I don't know how I missed this post by you ... awesome!!! I love embroidery and fabric art and it's especially wonderful and creative to express important history and messages. Thanks a lot for posting about it.

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