D-Day 80th anniversary tributes to your heroic loved ones who took part in the Normandy landings

As world leaders join D-Day veterans to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Normandy landings, we are honouring people with local connections.

Allies from the UK, the US, Canada and France attacked German forces on the coast of northern France on June 6, 1944 – known as D-Day.

It was the largest military seaborne operation ever attempted involving the landing of tens of thousands of troops on five separate beaches in Normandy.

D-Day marked the start of the lengthy campaign to liberate Nazi-occupied north-west Europe.

We salute them.

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