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In pictures: D-Day landings commemorated

President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have departed for Ireland after the third and final day of their UK state visit.

Mr Trump joined the Queen, PM Theresa May and 15 other world leaders in Portsmouth to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the largest combined land, air and naval operation in history - the D Day landings.

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Here are pictures of some of the events on Wednesday.

People stand next to a large stage Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption A flypast of historic aircraft - including this RAF Spitfire - is one of the highlights of the commemorations
Crowds gather in Portsmouth Image copyright Reuters
Image caption Crowds supported the ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day, which was attended by 300 veterans
Mr and Mrs Trump step out of a helicopter Image copyright AFP
Image caption Mr and Mrs Trump arrived at Southsea Castle, Portsmouth, in the Marine One helicopter ahead of the event
Queen Elizabeth II in a car Image copyright Reuters
Image caption The Queen arrived by car, giving a royal wave to the crowd
Prime Minister Theresa May introduced the Queen to the gathered world leaders, including Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, seen above on left Image copyright Reuters
Image caption Prime Minister Theresa May introduced the Queen to the gathered world leaders, including Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, seen above on left
President Trump, First Lady Melania, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Image copyright Reuters
Image caption The event was attended by 15 world leaders, including (left to right) President Trump (with First Lady Melania) Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel and Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Queen Elizabeth II, President Trump, Prince Charles, Prime Minister Theresa May and many other nation leaders Image copyright AFP
Image caption The Queen stood next to President Trump, joined by Prince Charles, Prime Minister Theresa May and many other world leaders
Mr Trump on stage Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption Mr Trump took to the stage to give a speech in which he read the same prayer that President Roosevelt said in a radio message ahead of the D-Day landings
Mrs May on stage Image copyright EPA
Image caption Mrs May read a letter from Captain N W G Skinner, from the Royal Army Service Corp, written to his wife two days before setting sail for Normandy
French President Emmanuel Macron on stage Image copyright AFP
Image caption French President Emmanuel Macron began his speech by saying: "Let me first thank you sincerely, on behalf of our nation"
The Queen stands to give a speech Image copyright Reuters
Image caption The Queen stood to thank veterans: "It is with humility and pleasure, on behalf of the entire country, indeed the whole free world, that I say to you all, thank you"
The Red Arrows perform a flypast Image copyright PA
Image caption As part of the commemoration, the RAF's Red Arrows performed a flypast
The Red Arrows flying in the air Image copyright EPA
Image caption A stunning view from the sky shows the Red Arrows close up, with the stage and ceremony on the ground below
Prince Charles, the Queen and Mr and Mrs Trump look upward Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption The 60,000-strong crowd in Portsmouth looked to the sky, including Prince Charles, the Queen and Mr and Mrs Trump
Helicopters fly over the stage as Sheridan Smith sang Image copyright AFP
Image caption Helicopters flew over the stage as actress Sheridan Smith sang. Other aircraft flying overhead included Spitfires, Sentinels and Hawks
Sheridan Smith singing Image copyright PA
Image caption Sheridan Smith performed a Vera Lynn hit, We'll Meet Again
Dancers perform on stage Image copyright PA
Image caption The event included dancers performing to 1940s music
An actor dressed as a soldier reads from a book Image copyright PA
Image caption An actor read out an extract from the journal of Royal Navy electrician R G Watts as he left Southampton for Normandy in June 1944: "The troop landing craft was packed to full capacity. There was no cover for the Army, just standing or sitting, exposed to the elements"
Many world leaders gather for a photo Image copyright AFP
Image caption The world leaders gathered for a group photo: (back row left to right) Slovakian Deputy Prime Minister Richard Rasi, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Danish Ambassador to the UK Lars Thuesen, (front row left to right) New Zealand's Governor-General Patsy Reddy, French President Emmanuel Macron, UK Prime Minister Theresa May, Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Queen Elizabeth II, US President Donald Trump, Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte
Veteran John Jenkins with French President Emmanuel Macron Image copyright EPA
Image caption More than 300 veterans watched the hour-long commemoration, including 99-year-old John Jenkins, who was awarded the French Legion d'honneur medal, seen here with French President Emmanuel Macron
Prince Charles with veterans Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption Prince Charles also met veterans after the event
Parachutist watches others drop to the ground Image copyright EPA
Image caption C-47 Dakota planes drop parachutists in Second World War clothing along the Normandy coast
Parachutists watch others drop to the ground Image copyright EPA
Image caption The display started earlier in the afternoon
Mr and Mrs Trump waving outside the door to Air Force One Image copyright Reuters
Image caption Mr and Mrs Trump then travelled to Southampton Airport where they boarded Air Force One to depart for Ireland

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