D-Day

  1. D-Day 75th Anniversary

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    Video caption: Live debate examining the moral issues behind one of the week's news stories.

    Combative, provocative and engaging debate chaired by Michael Buerk. With Anne McElvoy, Giles Fraser, Matthew Taylor and Michael Portillo.

  2. 'David was, quite simply, a hero'

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    Video caption: D-Day veteran 'taught peace' to children
  3. Funeral for Devon's last D-Day survivor

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    The funeral for an army veteran who is believed to be Devon's last D-Day survivor is taking place today.

    Geoffrey Pyne from Exeter, passed away on 6 August at the age of 100.

    Mr Pyne joined the army at 18 and served with the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.

    The D-Day landings saw troops from the UK, the US, Canada, and France attack German forces on the coast of northern France on 6 June 1944, marking the start of the campaign to liberate Nazi-occupied north-west Europe in World War Two.

    Mr Pyne's service is due to to take place at Exeter Crematorium.

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    Video caption: D-Day anniversary: Emotional surprise for veteran in lockdown

    Coronavirus disrupted Harry Billinge's D-Day plans. But he got to meet a face from his past instead.

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    It's been 76 years since the D-Day landings, which took place on 6 June 1944 during World War Two. The landings marked the start of the campaign to free north-west Europe from the Nazis. Find out more.

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