At church tomorrow like many I will take time to remember those who served so that we are free. I am just back from a 3 day trip making the case for Better Together, and the Union with Scotland; the fact that we fought Hitler together and won together as a team of Scots, Welsh, Irish And English is a great unifying force. The great military commander, and true Scot, Lovat is fondly remembered for his action on the Longest Day in 1944 and beyond.
But so is his piper Bill Millin who played the bagpipes on the Normandy beaches and all across France. The Spectator has done a great remberance of Lovat, and particularly Bill Millin, the indestructible bagpiper. Read, watch and enjoy: