When I enlisted in the army 66 years ago, I did it for Britain.
Now I need you to do something for me.
The BNP is trying to strangle our great nation with the same extremist and fascist agenda that Hitler's Nazis threatened us with decades ago. Today, the war isn't being fought on the battlefield - but in the ballot box.
Hope Not Hate is on the front lines of our fight. They're organising to make sure modern-day Nazis aren't elected on 6 May and to preserve the Britain for which I fought so hard. If I had my health I would be out there with them. But I can't - so I'm writing to ask you to volunteer for me.
Please join Hope Not Hate's Day of Action this weekend - the campaign has laid on transport to help you get to the areas in which you are needed the most:I was barely in my twenties when I went to fight for Britain. I left home with friends - all young lads like myself - and many never returned.
Today, the BNP salute and say "Heil Hitler" - and they support the same all-white Britain. They're proud of what the Nazis did to my friends, and what they did to millions of innocent people throughout Europe.
We didn't fight with our lives on the line years ago just to be right back here today.
We need to do everything we can to stop the BNP from being elected to local councils and to Parliament. Those boys lost to the war would proudly go door-to-door with Hope Not Hate to fight against the fascist BNP today.
There are no tanks and no guns in this fight - but we still need your courage to speak out.
Attend a Hope Not Hate event this weekend and join the fight against fascism:
Normandy Veteran - Tank Division
By Nick Lowles
I shall be taking a cheap-day-return train from Norwich to leaflet in Barking this Saturday - why not come along too? Click on the Hope not hate links above, and there you will find clear instructions and even a map to show where campaigners will rally at 11am on Saturday. It promises to be quite an event - peaceful campaigning for a good cause, with exercise.