D-Day Veteran: 'Thank you to the people of Normandy'

Veterans were met with cheers and celebrations on the streets of Normandy today, to mark 70 years since the allies pushed back Nazi Germany from the coast of France.

A British D-Day veteran speaking to ITV News, said the reception was "absolutely fantastic and thank you to the people of Normandy."

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Heroes of the liberation of Europe were joined by world leaders as tens of thousands of people remembered the courage and sacrifices of servicemen on the 70th anniversary of D-Day.