D-Day veteran: 'There was nothing to celebrate'
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D-Day veteran, 94, recalls horrors of Juno Beach

In 1944, Fred Thorne from Bristol was a corporal with the Royal Marines.

He was the skipper of one of the landing craft which took Canadian soldiers to Juno Beach.

He said: "We'd been trained to such a high schedule, that you didn't want to let your friends down."

Now aged 94, he reflects on the things he saw when D-Day began.

  • 05 Jun 2019
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