Frightening work from the now Morgan-free Daily Mirror on young people’s knowledge of D-Day.
6. Who the leader of Germany at the time?
ANSWER: Adolf Hitler.
DUNCE: Hannah Gray, a 24-year-old advertising executive, said: “Was it a king? I don’t know. Can I phone a friend?”
Of the 1,000 under-24s they questioned 73% did not know what it was, when it happened or who was involved.
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