D-Day and the Wars of the Roses

James Holland challenges some popular assumptions about the 1944 Normandy campaign, while Sarah Gristwood visits a key site from the 15th-century civil war.

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As we approach the 70th anniversary of D-Day, military historian James Holland challenges some popular assumptions about the 1944 Normandy campaign and recounts his experiences of meeting veterans. Meanwhile, historian and author Sarah Gristwood pays a visit to Tewkesbury Abbey, which was a pivotal location in the 15th-century Wars of the Roses.

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