Battle of Atlantic events planned

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Up to 25 warships are set to visit Liverpool to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic.

The city was home to the Western Approaches Command, which co-ordinated the effort to protect merchant shipping from the German navy in World War II.

The ships will visit as part of a series of events to mark the anniversary from 24-28 May.

A cathedral service will take place on 26 May.

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