Their heroism helped change the course of the second world war, and now some of the surviving D-Day veterans have been immortalised.
Around a thousand people took part in Clacton's Remembrance Sunday service
A Rolls Royce that was once owned by the renowned author Rudyard Kipling has been sold at auction in Cambridgeshire.
A seaplane based at the Imperial War Museum in Duxford has set off from Cambridgeshire to recreate an historic flight.
The Catalina G-PBYA, 70 years old this month, will undertake the 1913 Circuit of Britain flight, which was flown by pilot Harry Hawker and mechanic Harry Kauper, both Australians, in a Sopwith Waterplane.
*The crew took off from Duxford this morning to begin the 1600 mile route over approximately five days. *
They will be flying over some key historic sites, including Kingston, where the Sopwith Factory was based, Hook in Chessington, where Harry Hawker is buried and Brooklands Aerodrome (now Brooklands Museum), where Harry Hawker learnt to fly and tested aircraft for use in the First World War. **
The Catalina will also orbit the Classic Boat Museum at Cowes, which has on display an 1/8 scale replica of the Bat Boat tested by Harry Hawker in 1913.**
The line-up for the Duxford Air Show's been announced.
To mark the 70th anniversary of the Dambusters raid, a Lancaster bomber and Spitfire will take to the skies above Cambridgeshire.
The historic aircraft will be performing a commemorative display at the two-day event next month.
An historic aircraft will set off from Cambridgeshire this morning for an aviation adventure.
The Catalina G-PBYA plane will leave the Imperial War Museum Duxford to undertake the 1913 Circuit of Britain flight.
The 1,600 mile route was made famous when it was first flown 100 years ago by pilot Harry Hawker and mechanic Harry Kauper in a Sopwith Waterplane.
The crew is hoping to follow the original route as closely as possible. It is expected to take around five days.
The Imperial War Museum at Duxford in Cambridgeshire will be celebrating the iconic Supermarine Spitfire on Sunday 28th July.
Five Spitfires will be on static display and taking to the air at the Spitfires, Merlins and Motors event.
The Manhattan Dolls singing in front of a Spitfire ahead of the Flying Legends Air Show at Duxford.
Hollywood A-listers George Clooney and Matt Damon are filming their latest blockbuster Monuments Men at the Imperial War Museum in nearby Duxford.
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It's been reported that the A-listers are shooting a movie called Monuments Men at the Imperial War Museum in Duxford.
It's directed by Clooney and covers an attempt to recover treasures stolen by the Nazis.
The Imperial War Museum at Duxford has taken delivery of a new exhibit.
The Westland Lynx Mark 7 helicopter has been given to the museum by the Ministry of Defence.
It flew with 7 Regiment Army Air Corps and has clocked up more than 6,500 flying hours.
The 70th Anniversary of the first American airmen to arrive at RAF Duxford in Cambridgeshire is being marked by an exhibition which opens today.
The 78th Fighter Group of the US Eighth Air Force arrived in April 1943 and quickly became part of life in the county. Watch Russell Hookey's report: