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D-Day gun boats' 'race against time' for 70th anniversary

Thousands of veterans will make their way to France next year to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

Among those hoping to take part are the men who sailed Britain's motor gun boats to protect the troops as they landed on the beaches.

But plans for them to travel on the only restored gun boats still in existence are facing some challenges.

Duncan Kennedy reports from Portsmouth.

  • 22 Dec 2013
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