D-Day anniversary: France's forgotten Blitz

President Hollande will pay tribute to the terrible civilian casualties suffered by the French due to Allied bombing during liberation of France.

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It has been a taboo subject in France for 70 years but in his D-Day commemoration speech on 6 June, President Francois Hollande will pay tribute to the terrible civilian casualties suffered by the French due to Allied bombing up to and during the liberation of France, reports the BBC.