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D-Day veterans honoured 70 years after Normandy landings

Heroes of the liberation of Europe were joined by world leaders as tens of thousands of people remembered the courage and sacrifices of servicemen on the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

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Army chief praises D-Day soldiers 'sacrifice'

A senior member of the British army has praised the sacrifice of British troops fighting at D-Day and said today's armed forces would remember "the bravery, commitment and sacrifice" of the thousands of men who lost their lives.

Major General Tim Radford, general officer commanding, force troops command, said:

Every serving regular and reserve member of today's armed forces recognises the bravery, commitment and sacrifice of all Allied personnel who took part in the decisive actions of D-Day and the Normandy campaign

– Major General Tim Radford

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