British World War Two veteran Frederick Glover poses for a photograph as soldiers parachute down during a D-Day commemoration paratroopers launch event in Ranville, northern France, on June 5, 2014
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Key moments from D-Day commemorations

Key moments and highlights as commemorations take place in France and Portsmouth to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

Friday 6 June marks 70 years since the D-Day landings that saw 156,000 troops from the Allied countries, including the UK and the US, join forces to launch an attack on the beaches of Normandy, leading to the end of World War Two.

  • 06 Jun 2014