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Former solder finishes daring WW2 mission

A former soldier who lost both legs and an arm in Afghanistan has re-created one of the most daring missions of the Second World War.

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Full report: Former soldier attempting to recreate daring war mission

Former soldier Andy Reid, from St Helens, is attempting to recreate one of the most daring missions of the Second World War.

He will row 60 miles down a French river to re-enact the journey of the famous Cockleshell Heroes in 1942. He will be joined by other former soldiers - some fellow amputees, and also those who have suffered with post traumatic stress disorder.

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