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D-Day anniversary: 'Every year I lay a cross' - veteran

6 June 2014 Last updated at 16:37 BST

War veterans have been talking to the BBC about their memories of the D-Day landings and their lives remembering their fallen comrades.

One veteran, Ted, spoke to the BBC's Sian Williams about his D-Day experience and how he had returned to lay crosses on the graves of his friends for many years.