Neil Oliver: Captain Sir Tom Moore’s generation is irreplaceable | 03-Feb-21

Historian Neil Oliver has paid tribute to the “extraordinary” Captain Sir Tom Moore, who has died at the age of 100.

Speaking with talkRADIO’s Mike Graham, Mr Oliver praised the spirit of the World War II veteran and his peers.

“It’s salutary to be reminded that the Second World War generation are nearly gone. When they go the take something with them that is irreplaceable,” he said.

Captain Sir Tom won the hearts of the nation after he raised £33 million for NHS charities by walking 100 laps of his garden before his 100th birthday during the height of the 2020 Covid lockdown.

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