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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Triple amputee set to complete daring mission

Andy Reid in training Credit: Granada Reports

Former soldier Andy Reid, who lost both legs and an arm in an explosion in Afghanistan, is due to finish a daring mission in France today.

Andy joined other injured ex-servicemen to canoe 60 miles down the River Gironde, retracing the steps of the famous Cockleshell Heroes during Operation Frankton

All money raised will go towards supporting injured soldiers and their families.

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