He went on the run from his care home in Sussex and sparked a police alert. But Normandy veteran Bernard Jordan has now arrived back home in Hove - to a hero's welcome. He'd made his own way to the D-Day commemorations after missing an official trip across the Channel.
This report by David Johns, which starts with flash photography, features Bernard Jordan describing his trip.
A memorial service has been taking place in Southsea to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day. Hundreds of people gathered around the D-Day stone to sing hymns and pray. Among them were veterans, their relatives, and children from nearby schools. Richard Jones reports.
The weather was crucial to the success of D-Day. Actor David Haig has written a play called 'Pressure'.
The play, at the Minerva Theatre in Chichester, tells the true story of the tensions between General Eisenhower, the Allied Supreme Commander, and Dr James Stagg, the Chief Meteorological Officer for the Met Office.
When should the attack be launched? Simon has been to find out more.