A boat of World War Two veterans has departed for Normandy to commemorate 70 years since the D-Day landings.
Drummers and bagpipers played as the ferry departed Portsmouth.
There was also a water cannon salute as the boat left port in bright sunshine.
British veterans were cheered and thanked as they paraded through the streets of Bayeux today.
Otley veteran, Harold Robinson had a 24th birthday with a difference, as he swapped cards for rifle rounds as part of the D-Day landings.
D-Day veteran Brian Carter from Cambridgeshire has a unique record of the Allied invasion with a compelling series of his own photographs.