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D-Day landing piper dies aged 88

18 August 2010 Last updated at 21:46 BST

A Scottish bagpiper, who played his fellow soldiers ashore during the D-Day landings in 1944, has died in hospital in Devon at the age of 88.

Bill Millin's heroic actions were portrayed in the film, The Longest Day.

Raymond Buchanan looks back on the exploits of the man known as Piper Bill.