Victory Over Blindness by Johanna Domke - Guyot

Tuesday 16 October was a very special day for Blind Veterans UK. Our patron HRH The Countess of Wessex unveiled our ‘Victory Over Blindness’ statue outside Manchester Piccadilly station. The statue, entitled Victory Over Blindness, depicts seven blinded First World War soldiers leading one another away from the battlefield with their hand on the shoulder of the man in front. Realised by artist and sculptress Johanna Domke-Guyot, the statue will stand proudly outside Manchester Piccadilly station as the only permanent memorial to the injured of that conflict. Johanna said: “I’m over the moon with how the statue has turned out. It’s been a very long journey and I underestimated how emotional I

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