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D-Day beach art to remember the Fallen
9:11am Thursday 19th September 2013 in News
Two Yorkshire sand artists are to create a vast sand art project on one of the beaches which featured in the D-Day in France this weekend.
They will lead a team of volunteers to make 9,000 sand drawings to mark Peace Day, representing those who lost their lives there during World War II.
Jamie Wardley and Andy Moss, from Bradford, who did a trial run on the beach at Filey last year, will create stencilled drawings in the sand of the 9,000 civilians, German forces and Allies who died at Arromanches on June 6 1944.
The silhouettes of those individuals will be drawn on the beach at the rate at which they fell only to be totally erased by the incoming tide, as their own lives were.
The Fallen will be created over five hours by a minimum of 100 people. To take part visit www.thefallen9000.info
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