D-Day Veterans On HMS Belfast

Veterans have attended a special lunch on HMS Belfast on the 68th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

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Special venue for veterans' lunch

Veterans from the D-Day landings are being hosted at a lunch on board HMS Belfast today.

The ship has only recently been re-opened to the public after the gangway collapsed into the River Thames in November 2011.

HMS Belfast re-opened to the public last month. Credit: London Tonight.
Chains on the deck of the ship. Credit: London Tonight.
A close-up of the ship's arsenal. Credit: London Tonight.


Veterans Celebrate

Veterans of the Normandy landings will today be treated to a special lunch on board HMS Belfast.

The event is being staged by Hillingdon Council, with big Lottery Funding, to mark the anniversary of D Day and the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

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