Salmond hears 'moving memories' of D-Day veterans

Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond said he has been speaking to D-Day veterans and hearing their "moving" memories of the events that took place 70 years ago.

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Has been moving to hear memories from #DDay70 veterans. We owe such debt for democratic freedoms we cherish today. http://t.co/zXQm6wjYrb

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With John Millin - son of Bill Millin who played bagpipes on Sword Beach on invasion day to rouse troops #DDay70 http://t.co/o2OGhAzCIS

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Inspiring to meet Normandy veteran, sapper John Buchanan Smith. Remember with pride & gratitude all involved #DDay70 http://t.co/17r6hnr4PS

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D-Day veterans honoured 70 years after Normandy landings

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.