D-Day veteran: 'Everyone there that night was afraid'

A D-Day veteran and a former US airman Jullian Rice recalled the days leading to the invasion as world leaders prepare to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Normandy landings.

Mr Rice, 93, joined the US Army Air Force in March 1942. In July 1943 he completed C-47 training and shipped out overseas to join the 37th Troop Carrier Squadron, at the time stationed in Sicily.

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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.