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.