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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.

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Veterans greeted with hugs during D-Day events

Veterans were greeted by hugs and cheers as they walked through the streets after attending the remembrance service at Bayeux cemetery to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

Veteran hugs man following the remembrance service at Bayeux cemetery. Credit: ITV/MarkNelson
Visitors cheered for the veterans as they walked down the streets of Bayeux. Credit: ITV/MarkNelson

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