9 of the vehicles taking part in the D-Day 75 Drive to Remember convoy from Southwick Park

MORE than 70 vehicles and their owners have gathered to recreate the journey General Eisenhower made on June 5, 1944 to visit troops based at the American airfield at Greenham Common hours before D-Day.

Saturday, 22nd June 2019, 12:33 pm
Updated Wednesday, 26th June 2019, 7:58 pm
The D-Day 75 convoy group gathers at Southwick House before setting out to recreate the journey that Eisenhower took on June 5, 1944.

 

Keith Sampson from Bracknell in his Hotchkiss Jeep

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A Land Rover Series 1 86" SAS owned by Peter Stevens
Richard Graham from Guildford in his Willys Jeep 1943
A Land Rover Minerva Para Recce owned by Peter Stevens
Paul and Shelia Morgan with Charlie Hudson, all from Portchester, in a Willys Jeep
A Hotchkiss Jeep owned by Gordon Stirrat
David Salisbury in his restored Jeep
Alice Whitlock in a Willlys Jeep owned by Rob Kempster
Roy Halsall with his Chevrolet Suburban