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The largest amphibious operation in history, D-Day marked the beginning of the liberation of France and Western Europe in the Second World War.
In the Second World War Frank Preston was an Able Seaman in the Royal Navy and served alongside troops from over 12 countries on D-Day.
In the Second World War June Denby was employed as a driver. And a month after the D-Day landings, she found herself on the way to France.
Norman Penny served in the Royal Signals at D-Day, working on mobile landing strips for aircraft.
Watch live online as the British Normandy Memorial is officially opened as part of events to mark the 77th anniversary of D-Day.
When Marie Garcia joined the Women’s Royal Naval Service she had no idea she would end up working on D-Day.
Photographer Stuart Wood talks about the inspiration behind his project to capture the memories and experiences of D-Day veterans.
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Jack Smith joined the Royal Marines in 1942 when he was only 17. Two years later he was one of thousands of Allied troops taking part in D-Day.
Manchester Poppy day will be taking place on 3rd November – a fundraising collection day all in aid of the Poppy Appeal for the Royal British Legion.
Aged 17 Dennis Alcock lied about his age to join the Royal Navy and fight in the Second World War.
To mark Commonwealth Day and International Women’s Day, we're celebrating how their roles have changed over the last 100 years.
8 May 1945 – Victory in Europe Day (VE DAY) – is a day etched in the memory of everyone who witnessed it. After nearly six years of war Germany officially surrendered on 7 May 1945 and the conflict was finally over.
Leeds Poppy day will be taking place on 2nd November – a fundraising collection day all in aid of the Poppy Appeal for the Royal British Legion.
Read about the largest seaborne invasion in history. Here are 10 things you might not know about operation D-Day.