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We’re here to support the Armed Forces community. We also run the #PoppyAppeal. Tweets monitored Mon - Fri 9am–5pm. https://t.co/p7ZiqOf8ti

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@LIStapleton29 Hi Ian. We don't yet have these details but we will be releasing them ASAP. Thanks.Join us in remembering & recognising the contribution of British & Commonwealth forces, who served in the Far East… https://t.co/70wIl4okkYHow much do you know about VJ Day? Ours and @Nat_Mem_Arb's activity packs give an overview of #WW2 in the Far East… https://t.co/Kh0DxOrTHs1/2 Adorned with messages from friends and family, "good-luck flags" were very personal symbols of fortune for Japa… https://t.co/FwPbHJCgb7
Retweeted by Royal British Legion @NAM_London This is really incredible!#OTD 75 years ago, the Allies formally accepted the Japanese offer of surrender which would become effective on 15t… https://t.co/Pw26u2LGgW
Retweeted by Royal British LegionCheck out our pair of free virtual #VJDay75 guided tours, featuring fascinating stories about our many memorials co… https://t.co/8ii8pq36gB
Retweeted by Royal British Legion @Barwell2 @CWGC I'm so sorry to hear that Margaret. We are very grateful for his service. You can also leave a trib… https://t.co/w0WSw9rmrx @RidgTweet @TheProteinWorks Amazing! Good luck and thank you. @LIStapleton29 Hi Ian, at the moment we are still unsure what the Remembrance activity will look like this year so… https://t.co/4OBgbwxtGn @TrevorCoultMC At any time we employ between 1500-1800 people. We’re completely transparent about our income and ex… https://t.co/qaO4OnYqfo @TrevorCoultMC Our decision to close break centres was not taken lightly and will help us ensure we are having the… https://t.co/3AoXraWb3Q @TrevorCoultMC Our reserves cover our costs for about six months which is in line with most charities of our size,… https://t.co/lDENHQ3fVL @TrevorCoultMC Hi Trevor, we have read your recent posts and here are our responses to address the key points you r… https://t.co/uog8PGwjeOIn the Far East during #WW2, entertainment & hearing from family were crucial to keeping up morale among troops. Fo… https://t.co/X9iYPSFODJ
8/11
2020
We remember the fallen ones this week leading up to VJ day on Saturday. Let's pass on knowledge to future generatio… https://t.co/M4RRdf90HU
Retweeted by Royal British LegionExplore the @Nat_Mem_Arb's online #VJDay exhibition and discover more about those who served and sacrificed in the… https://t.co/ltecmpLLJoRead this important piece from @CWGC about the conditions of #WW2 prisoners of war. #VJDAY75 https://t.co/jjekgqipUtTune in tomorrow. 👀 https://t.co/VVCD6GmPB9 @AlisonMowlem Well done! Thank you so much. @MattWSEO Amazing! Thanks so much Matt.Joseph Hammond was at school in Ghana when #WW2 broke out in 1939. He joined the Army, and eventually found himself… https://t.co/RQsq3MEKTj
8/10
2020
As we approach #vjday75, join us in remembering and recognising the contribution of British and Commonwealth forces… https://t.co/esC5rLZ5hbThe Fourteenth Army played a vital role in reaching #VJDay. During the Burma campaign, they faced the danger of tro… https://t.co/WpWQUSAdUw
8/9
2020
Many serving in the Far East in #WW2 battled tropical diseases. More would die of this than were lost in battle. Fi… https://t.co/iGUbbSR4Ct
8/8
2020
Get involved with #VJDAY75 ⬇️ https://t.co/GHT449nPAd"Should I take food across in the hopes that I would be able to make a quick getaway, or should I take clothing in… https://t.co/05EVz9OeDVThere are many reasons, historical, political, cultural and social, why so many veterans of the war in the Far East… https://t.co/8Iac5aIFXS
8/7
2020
Two weeks today we shall be marking the 75th anniversary of #VJDay. In the first of our three multimedia articles w… https://t.co/XloNWNbwho
Retweeted by Royal British LegionICYMI: For the 75th anniversary of #VJDay next week we're linking up with @NatMuseumRN, @NAM_London & @RAFMUSEUM fo… https://t.co/r1kBCAGnY8
Retweeted by Royal British LegionThis will be an interesting event for those interested in #VJDay75 https://t.co/zglGqoP0iKFor British prisoners of war captured in Malaya and Singapore, the most well-known experience was that of the 'Deat… https://t.co/k73xtT8Pm0
8/6
2020
With less than 2 weeks until #VJDay75, we begin our coverage with a reminder that the British Army in the Far East… https://t.co/4lqBloESs2
Retweeted by Royal British Legion📺 What to watch on #VJDay75 https://t.co/bLSTEe0jAKJoin us in paying tribute to forgotten British and Commonwealth forces who served in the Far East and ultimately br… https://t.co/oieCnQXpqm
8/5
2020
Join us in remembering & recognising the contribution of British & Commonwealth forces, who served in the Far East… https://t.co/l4ge2rWHRoA week on Saturday we mark #VJDay75 and here you can see some of the resting places of the 120,000 servicemen and w… https://t.co/usb8bdmEV0The war in the Far East provided the largest Army group ever assembled by the British Commonwealth and its Allies.… https://t.co/xuT1sKD6BJ
8/4
2020
@UKArmyLogistics @156RLCNW @antonycotton @wilmslow_news @Soldierscharity @SSAFA @wilmslowcouk @ArmyDcfahttps://t.co/l4E2mrcTwVMonths after #VEDay, British, Commonwealth & allied Forces still battled Imperial Japan in the quest for #VJDay & t… https://t.co/dhvzFqZ3uP
8/3
2020
As Europe celebrated the surrender of German forces in May 1945 many Armed Forces personnel were still fighting in… https://t.co/9xvSFl4IUG
8/2
2020
As we approach #VJDAY75 our partners @DCMS have teamed up with historian and presenter Dan Snow and want to know wh… https://t.co/v8p7fINhwr
8/1
2020
@WOCarlSteedman @RoyalMarines @MajGenHolmes @ColSimonChapman @AdmTonyRadakin All the very best for the future Dave. @CharleneGuy @GethincJones @MasterChefUK This would be a great centenary present ! https://t.co/2aQeYOkdHw @Redcarracing @HelpforHeroes Sorry to hear this. What a life she had. @100marathons @_africaalive @banhamzoo @taddsgroup @InfoMinidonks Amazing! Thank you so much Melanie :)Joseph Hammond was one of over 600,000 soldiers from across Africa who served alongside British forces during #WW2.… https://t.co/iv4VagyT0F
7/31
2020
“I stood up and said that we Sikhs we’re not afraid of fighting. It doesn’t matter, we came here to fight and we wi… https://t.co/Dm2VgA0TxN
7/30
2020
@Sheena81 Hi Sheena, yes we'll be sharing our plans next week so you can see how to get involved then. ThanksWhat a stunning tribute! 🙌 https://t.co/884DybeYNH @philmcfcjones How lovely. @irishgaurd1998 I'm glad we were able to help. Thanks for sharing. @friendsof152sqn Hi, you could post this on our Facebook page and see if that helps. https://t.co/MVnN02Jecf Good luck! @philmcfcjones You must be very proud of your grandad. @annepowley @HarryHill_FEPOW Thank you for sharing this Anne. We are very grateful to Harry for his service."Nobody knew what went on until the stories began to be told From the Far East in World War Two..." Join us this Au… https://t.co/qrJ3RcXUkV
7/29
2020
As we approach #VJDAY75 @DCMS want to know what you would say to thank those who were involved with #VJDay and #WW2https://t.co/GAJgpYfYjs @Mrs__VW You are very welcome. We are so grateful for his service.DAVID THRELFALL is with us tomorrow! Presented by Matt Wightman and interviewed by Mick Carroll David takes us thro… https://t.co/KNU8KlEg38
Retweeted by Royal British LegionAs Europe celebrated the surrender of German forces on VE Day, thousands of Armed Forces personnel were still fight… https://t.co/G8eSJHlEFh
7/28
2020
Great work Josh! Keep going 💪 https://t.co/addlU1pRltTo mark the 67th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice Agreement, today Defence Minister Baroness Goldie joined S… https://t.co/eqfsRCxkdW
Retweeted by Royal British LegionThe Commonwealth plays a huge role in the British military but did you know Commonwealth service personnel have to… https://t.co/zsJGxDSVDy
7/27
2020
Join us in calling for an end to charges Commonwealth personnel face when they leave the Armed Forces and apply to… https://t.co/WrVxiPDvK6
7/26
2020
Letters to the Legion: a handful of lovely words we've received from those we have helped, and continue to help, ov… https://t.co/lrMo7Zl8BZ
7/25
2020
@PatBennett1 Hi Patrick - have a great day! @InspectorDarren Thank you Darren and to the people of Hassocks :)Sally is an Independent Living Advisor for the Legion, helping people maintain their independence and stay safe in… https://t.co/83kkZOcZ3O
7/24
2020
@Jessbracey @BFBSRadioHQ @WeAreInvictus @Jenn_Stowell @JPCooperMusic @FredHargreaves @AdeAdepitan @InvictusGamesNLhttps://t.co/yn8q1K7J5SThis #VJDay75 toolkit is worth checking out if you plan on marking the day 👀 https://t.co/2T9hRUn5i0We’ve launched the Covid-19 Community Response Awards to recognise the outstanding community activities our members… https://t.co/Ek58ffPG3b
7/23
2020
Personal stories form a crucial part of our marketing and communications activities. We're looking to find people w… https://t.co/t11wMB2EmF
Retweeted by Royal British Legion❗ANNOUNCING NEXT THURSDAY'S SESSION ON BRAVO 22 LIVE❗ Join Al Johnson and Sharon Enderwick on a trip to Salford, La… https://t.co/Z5ZAhjsknq
Retweeted by Royal British LegionJuliet is one of our Advice and Information Officers in Cardiff currently working from home. “My role is vital in… https://t.co/0PLsrrOqni
7/22
2020
Some things may be returning to normal but we know that many of our Armed Forces community are still facing money w… https://t.co/7bbgvnQtRc
7/21
2020
🎉 Congratulations on all those who passed out of @schinf and will be joining their new Battalions soon. https://t.co/8QWJC1GUDtTune in tomorrow at 11am for the latest live from @Bravo22Company! https://t.co/QpIVl3eriP @docbonjon @pm_raf_ns @bbcstudios or @BBCArchive may be able to help :)David works at the Legion as a Benefits, Debt and Money Advisor. Their support has been more important than ever re… https://t.co/4Ldpdy9uol
7/20
2020
As we mark #VJDAY75 & the end of #WW2 we remember the 2.5m South Asian volunteers who served alongside British forc… https://t.co/BzmdLKbtZ4
7/18
2020
❤️ https://t.co/OjEIriEN6jSix-year-old Jamie Wells has faced major health setbacks throughout his short life so we're delighted that together… https://t.co/YtR93b7wYI
7/17
2020
@NormsOuten Hi Norma, thank you for your suggestion. We will pass that on to the relevant team. @MaltmansGreen @EdirisaUK @NSPCC @londonsloughrun @AlzResearchUK @sportrelief Thank you so much! 😀Thank you to the Armed Forces Covenant for a £250,000 grant which will help 4 of our care homes pay for PPE and oth… https://t.co/5NOoS4OJqt @Thenames4D Hi, I’m really sorry you haven’t received the help you need. Please do call us on 0808 802 8080 and one… https://t.co/JESXKxAm5fDuring the coronavirus lockdown Legion branches across the country have kept in touch with vulnerable members via a… https://t.co/IWKarlADg8
7/16
2020
@simondarvill Thanks for the support Simon!This inspiring performance is taking place tomorrow at 7pm. Find out more and register for free now. ➡️… https://t.co/Fqv2HkW4pg @Sounie Not at the moment but I have passed this idea on to the Poppy Shop team.Major Steve Little responded swiftly when asked to support the Army’s Covid-19 response, not knowing when he would… https://t.co/PmbrlZtmmG
7/15
2020
The M&S Sparks reward scheme has re-launched! @marksandspencer will donate to the Legion every time you shop with S… https://t.co/qBpxY8DT61We've received an unprecedented amount of feedback and positive stories from our communities after seeing them thro… https://t.co/cDV9DHYFg2
7/14
2020
@AMTJones1966 @rhqra @BritishArmy @SSAFA @HelpforHeroes @WesternFrontAss Great find! https://t.co/XRaldhMwaB @JockRobin32 @POAUnion Thanks for the suggestion Jack I have passed this on :)We believe that there are around 2.4 million veterans currently living in Great Britain. However, little is current… https://t.co/dooeoj4r0w @JohnPBowenMusic @mjrgrs Hi John - we did apologise for this at the time for this unfortunate error but is absolute… https://t.co/JdOSDqMDg4We’re excited to announce that after 4 years of campaigning the census will now include a question on past service… https://t.co/JlIz8Q8aD3
7/13
2020
Abby works in the #NHS as a mental health nurse and her husband is in the Army. As well as supporting people in h… https://t.co/9EFXwM6TDS
7/11
2020
@RayfieldZenith It is?! That's amazing - he is brilliant. No wonder you're proud of him :)
7/10
2020

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