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D-Day 70th anniversary: Key moments

World leaders and members of the British Royal Family have joined hundreds of veterans in Bayeux to remember the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

The day began with a sunrise re-enactment of the landings and flag-raising at Arromanches beach.

British Prime Minister David Cameron then attended a service of remembrance at Bayeux Cathedral, while the Queen laid a wreath at the Commonwealth War Cemetery.

Meanwhile, US President Obama lead a standing ovation for veterans at the US cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, followed by a 21-gun salute and fly-past.

Later, international leaders joined together at a ceremony on Sword Beach in Normandy, one of five landing points for the Allies.

Watch key moments from the day.

  • 06 Jun 2014
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