The South was transformed in the lead-up to D-Day. Thousands of planes, ships, vehicles and tents gathered along the coast for weeks alongside Allied troops. That's why events were held closer to home today, with the Princess Royal in attendance. Richard Jones reports.
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Thursday afternoon's weather for the east of the region
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