A D-Day veteran who survived being shot, and still has the bullet to prove it, has paid tribute to the friends he lost and the ‘luck’ that got him home.
Harry Evans was just 18 when he was called up to fight, and turned 20 on the eve of the journey which would stay with him for the rest of his life.
Now a great-great grandfather, the 90-year-old recalls preparing for the trip to Normandy: "We made jokes amongst ourselves," he says, "but in reality we were all scared to death."
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