D-day: A Veteran's Journey
6 June 2014 Last updated at 19:40 BST
Veterans and world leaders have been remembering the events of D-day seventy years ago.
For many of those who were here in 1944 there's been pride, sorrow and some tears, as they remembered the fallen.
Among them was Tony Colgan of the Durham Light Infantry.
Defence Correspondent Caroline Wyatt joined him, and his grandson, on "a veteran's journey."