D-Day bagpiper who led the troops onto the beaches
A Scottish bagpiper who played his fellow soldiers ashore during the D-Day landings in 1944 has been remembered by veterans in Portsmouth.
Bill Millin, known as Piper Bill, defied orders and took his bagpipes to D-Day.
Patrick Churchill, a friend of Bill Millin, said that the piper had led the troops on to the beaches "completely unarmed".
02 Jun 2014
- From the section UK