The war was fought on behalf of banks. Follow the trail of the bankers. Real history is very different to the Hollywood spoon-fed version, and is only known to the people who actually fought the war.
The speaker’s father was in the first wave of troops to land on Gold Beach.
The French citizenry didn’t want the Allies to land, and British troops had to face an ice cold reception everywhere they went. They were often told to go home, and had to endure attacks from French Resistance snipers. The French shops were stacked to the brim with goods, and the economy was thriving. The pictures of French people kissing troops were made well behind the front lines and were posed.