Green Flag’s 941mile D-Day rescue for Chesterfield driver

Green Flag travelled 941miles to rescue Anthony Radcliffe, of Chesterfield, who locked himself out of his car in France.

Green Flag travelled 941miles to rescue Anthony Radcliffe, of Chesterfield, who locked himself out of his car in France.

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As D-Day commemorations took place on both sides of the Channel, thousands flooded to Normandy to pay tribute to those who lost their lives 70 years ago.

One of those who went to show respect was 78-year-old Anthony Radcliffe, who found himself the star of one of the most heartwarming rescue missions of the summer.

Mr Radcliffe, from Chesterfield, was in Normandy paying tribute to his father Lieutenant Edward Radcliffe, who served in the Royal Navy during WWII.

 

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