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D-Day landings: Scots site where secret harbours were tested

Events have been held to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the seaborne invasion of German-occupied Europe which led to victory for Allied forces in World War Two.

Garlieston, in south west Scotland, was the location for secret trial runs of prototype harbours developed for the landings in Normandy.

Scottish engineers helped build the portable Mulberry Harbours which were used to land troops and supplies in occupied Europe.

BBC Scotland's Suzanne Allan reports from Garlieston where they were tested.

  • 29 Sep 2014