Two D-Day veterans have told ITV News about their "emotional" return to Normandy as part of the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the operation.
Joe Catini said seeing gravestones of fallen friends "does get you", while Denys Hunter reflected that he was one of "the lucky ones" who survived the campaign.
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.