It's a huge honour to be here today in such extraordinary company on such a magnificent ship.
Seventy years on we look back on that day with awe, with pride, and with gratitude.
First the sheer awe at the scale of Operation Overlord, the most daring military operation the world has known.
It was, and remains, a simply awe-inspiring feat of planning and human endeavour.
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