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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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D-Day piper's son plays for British and US veterans

The son of D-Day piper Bill Millin has played a replica version of his father's bagpipes for British and US veterans commemorating the anniversary of the Normandy landings in Portsmouth today.

John Millin, the son of Bill Millin, plays replica version of his father's pipes which led the troops to war. Credit: ITV News/Nicky Russell-Smith

John Millin's father was 21 when he was ordered by his commanding officer Lord Lovat to play the bagpipes as his comrades came under fire at Normandy, on June 6, 1944.

British and US veterans pay a visit to Portsmouth's historic dockyard today. Credit: ITV News/Nicky Russell-Smith

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