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Normandy landings anniversary marked on Omaha beach despite coronavirus pandemic

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Normandy landings anniversary marked on Omaha beach despite coronavirus pandemic
Normandy landings anniversary marked on Omaha beach despite coronavirus pandemic
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Normandy landings Normandy landings First day of the Allied invasion of France in Nazi-occupied Europe during World War II

D-Day veterans whose trip to French memorial cancelled shown site footage [Video]

D-Day veterans whose trip to French memorial cancelled shown site footage

Second World War veterans whose anniversary trip to the new British Normandy Memorial was cancelled were provided with footage of the site to mark the day. More than 70 veterans were due to visit the memorial, which is located near the French town of Ver-sur-Mer.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO    Duration: 00:56Published
Normandy veterans complete 104-mile cycling challenge [Video]

Normandy veterans complete 104-mile cycling challenge

Normandy Veterans Peter Hawkins and Len Gibbon finish their 104-mile cycling challenge, to commemorate anniversary of the Normandy landings, in Worthing in aid of the charity, Care for Veterans. Len joined the Royal Army Service Corps as a Despatch Rider when he was just 20 years old and was posted to Normandy as part of the Normandy Landings, arriving on the June 14, eight days into the operation. Peter, 95, landed at Gold Beach a few days after Len in 1944. The static bike cycling challenge is the same distance as Len's historic journey from Portsmouth to Gold Beach.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO    Duration: 00:55Published
Ceremony honoring the fallen on D-Day in Normandy [Video]

Ceremony honoring the fallen on D-Day in Normandy

A small ceremony was held on Saturday morning at Omaha Beach in Saint-Laurent-Sur-Mer to honor the sacrifice of those who died in the D-Day landings.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)    Duration: 00:50Published

Omaha Beach Omaha Beach Code name for one of the zones for amphibious landings in Northern France on D-Day, 6 June 1944


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