Laurie Weeden is speaking at the Schools Festival.
PROFILE: Laurie Weeden
Laurie Weeden, Pilot with the Glider Pilot Regiment. Weeden flew a glider during the mass airborne operation on D-Day. Just three days after landing in Normandy, Sgt Weeden was shipped back to the UK where he soon began training for the glider landings at Arnhem. After the war Laurie Weeden went on to become a chartered accountant.