Veterans from the D-Day landings are being hosted at a lunch on board HMS Belfast today.
The ship has only recently been re-opened to the public after the gangway collapsed into the River Thames in November 2011.
D Day Veterans from Hillingdon are piped aboard HMS Belfast on the 68th anniversary of the Normandy Landings.
They are attending a special lunch on board the ship.
Veterans of the Normandy landings will today be treated to a special lunch on board HMS Belfast.
The event is being staged by Hillingdon Council, with big Lottery Funding, to mark the anniversary of D Day and the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.