D-Day Commemorations in Pictures

Stephen Liddell gives a stunning pictorial remembrance of D-Day – not to be missed!

Stephen Liddell

Most of the D-Day veterans are sadly no longer with us but this past weekend has seen commemorations with some of the few more survivors.  All photos from BBC, Daily Mail, Daily Telegraph, Getty Images, AP.

Paris Guard of Honour A Paris Guard of Honour escorts The Queen down the Champs Elysees in Paris

The Queen in Paris The Queen is the only state leader who served during WW2 and here she is laying a wreath at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Paris

A number of events were also held in Portsmouth which was the Headquarters for D-Day planning including a Drumhead ceremony, commemorations and a special flypast by the Red Arrows acrobatic team.

Red Arrows The Red Arrows perform a fly-by and stunt-show at Portsmouth, the D-Day Headquarters.

Allied Flags Flags of the U.K. and U.S. are flown on the south coast of England.

British Veteran A British D-Day veteran visits the grave of his friend, killed 70 years ago today.

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