The Queen was greeted by France's President Francois Hollande in Paris this afternoon at a ceremony to commemorate the sacrifices made at the D-Day landings 70 years ago.
A wreath was laid at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during the short service underneath the Arc de Triomphe.
After the national anthems were played the Queen, who wore a pink fine summer wool outfit and Williamson brooch, was introduced to the veterans.
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.