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Stockport marine honoured with permanent memorial in home town

A memorial's been unveiled in Stockport in honour of a marine who took part in one of the most daring raids of the Second World War.

The unveiling follows a long campaign for a permanent reminder of the bravery of James Conway, one of the men who became known as the Cockleshell Heroes.

Triple amputee joins Second World War reenactment

A former soldier who lost both legs and an arm in Afghanistan is taking to a canoe to help recreate one of the most daring missions of the Second World War.

Andy Reid from St Helens will row 60 miles down a river in France as part of the Cockleshell Heros reinactment.

The raid targeted German ships at the port of Bordeaux.

A video of Andy training with the team who'll be rowing in France:-

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