Set the record straight on Chinook crash | @guardianletters

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the loss of 29 souls on the Mull of Kintyre when RAF Chinook ZD576 crashed in unknown circumstances (RAF flight from Northern Ireland crashes into Mull of Kintyre hillside, 3 June 1994).

For 17 years the Ministry of Defence claimed the two pilots were guilty of gross negligence. For 17 years it withheld vital evidence and misled successive inquiries, by omission and commission.

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D-day landings scenes in 1944 and now interactive

Peter
Macdiarmid has taken photographs of locations in
France and England to match with archive images taken before, during and after the D-day landings. The Allied invasion to liberate
mainland Europe from Nazi occupation during the second world war took place on 6
June 1944. Operation Overlord was the largest seaborne invasion in military history, with more than 156,000 Allied troops storming the beaches of France

Photography then and now lets you move through time by tapping or clicking on a historic image to reveal the modern view. You can drag or swipe to control the speed of the transformation

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