The detailed planning for D-Day was not just focused on the invasion of northern Europe – Britain was also braced for Hitler to immediately strike back.
It was one of the pivotal campaigns in military history: an offensive which didn't end the Second World War, but sparked the beginning of the demise of the Nazis' domination in Europe.
Second World War aircraft engine and Nazi stamps for sale in massive north-east military memorabilia auction
Stamps emblazoned with Adolf Hitler's image, an engine used in a Second World War aircraft and medals awarded during the Great War will go under the hammer at a north-east auction next week.
Swiss actor Bruno Ganz, who played Adolf Hitler cooped up in his Berlin bunker in Downfall and an angel in Wim Wenders’ Wings Of Desire, has died at the age of 77.
Former London mayor Ken Livingstone has been suspended from the Labour Party for comments he made while supporting an MP at the centre of an anti-Semitism row.
A book about Adolf Hitler by a University of Aberdeen historian is set to be turned into a television series.