D-Day remember at Bletchley Park with sculpture made of bullets

Bletchley Park marked this year’s 75th anniversary of D-Day will the arrival of a sculpture made up of 4,413 bullets.

Friday, 8th March 2019, 11:49 am
Updated Friday, 8th March 2019, 12:50 pm
THE D-DAY STORY UNVEILS
â¬ÜD-DAY: SOLDIERS OF SACRIFICEâ¬" SCULPTURE
TO MARK D-DAY 75 ANNIVERSARY YEAR
⬢ Knife Angel creator Alfie Bradley commissioned to immortalise servicemen who lost
their lives on D-Day
⬢ 4,413 bullets incorporated into the build ⬠plus the likeness of one serviceman ⬠to
represent fallen allied soldiers during landings
⬢ The National Lottery Heritage Funded sculpture will be on tour visiting the UK and
France over the next week
The UKâ¬"s only D-Day museum, The D-Day Story, has unveiled a poignant sculpture commissioned
by renowned artist Alfie Bradley, to mark the historic D-Day 75 anniversary year. The sculpture,
named â¬ÜD-Day: Soldiers of Sacrificeâ¬", has been created in tribute to the 4,414 Allied servicemen
who lost their lives on D-Day, the first day of the Allied Invasion of Normandy. It is set to embark
across the UK to Normandy in France on a special, one-off tour starting today before taking up
residence in Portsmouth in time for the official commemorations in June
THE D-DAY STORY UNVEILS â¬ÜD-DAY: SOLDIERS OF SACRIFICEâ¬" SCULPTURE TO MARK D-DAY 75 ANNIVERSARY YEAR ⬢ Knife Angel creator Alfie Bradley commissioned to immortalise servicemen who lost their lives on D-Day ⬢ 4,413 bullets incorporated into the build ⬠plus the likeness of one serviceman ⬠to represent fallen allied soldiers during landings ⬢ The National Lottery Heritage Funded sculpture will be on tour visiting the UK and France over the next week The UKâ¬"s only D-Day museum, The D-Day Story, has unveiled a poignant sculpture commissioned by renowned artist Alfie Bradley, to mark the historic D-Day 75 anniversary year. The sculpture, named â¬ÜD-Day: Soldiers of Sacrificeâ¬", has been created in tribute to the 4,414 Allied servicemen who lost their lives on D-Day, the first day of the Allied Invasion of Normandy. It is set to embark across the UK to Normandy in France on a special, one-off tour starting today before taking up residence in Portsmouth in time for the official commemorations in June

The face is is a likeness of Den Brotheridge, widely believed to be the first Allied serviceman killed in battle.

The sculpture is spending the week touring the UK and France.