D-Day veterans were given a salute from the air and sea as they headed to Normandy to commemorate 70 years since the great invasion.
Among them, two former servicemen told ITV News Correspondent Paul Davies that they will be remembering those who did not make it back across the Channel.
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.