A test parachute jump has been held in Normandy, France, ahead of an event marking the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings.
Later, an 89-year-old veteran will take part in a parachute jump over Pegasus Beach.
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.