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Don Touhig evokes spirit of veterans in responding to terrorist attacks
Published Thursday 7th July 2005
Don Touhig, Minister for Veterans, addresses former Royal Air Force personnel who were imprisoned during WW2, St James' Park, London, 7 July 2005
Visiting WWII veterans at the Living Museum in St James's Park, in the heart of the capital, Under Secretary of State for Defence and Minister for Veterans Don Touhig broke from his prepared itinerary to make an impromptu and impassioned speech in which he called upon today's generation to match the determination of those who experienced World War II conflict to protect our way of life, and to protect our freedom.
Addressing former Royal Air Force personnel who were imprisoned during the war, he said;
The 'Living Museum', a part of activities this week to commemorate the end of the Second World War, has remained open as normal today.
Listen to our audio files of interviews with veterans to hear what they think of the attacks on London.
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