BAE Systems’ apprentices say “Thank you” to D-Day veteran Eric

June 4, 2019 – Two BAE Systems’ apprentices presented D-Day veteran Eric Strange with a miniature handmade cannon and framed photo as a “thank you for your service.” The apprentices met with Eric on the eve of his sailing into Portsmouth to attend the UK’s national commemorative event marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day. Krzysztov Bes and Charlie Cross, BAE Systems craft apprentices based at Portsmouth Naval Base, took a week to make the beautiful miniature cannon. On meeting Eric, Charlie said: “It was a pleasure to be involved in…

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