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The World Remembers

Sophie Raworth introduces highlights of commemorations held to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

Sophie Raworth introduces highlights of commemorations held to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

On the morning of 5 June, Her Majesty The Queen, with the president of the United States and other heads of government, joins the last surviving veterans to attend the National Commemorative Event in Portsmouth.

The following day, all eyes turn to Normandy in France, where a special service of remembrance is held in Bayeux War Cemetery to pay tribute to all those who served and died fighting to liberate France.

1 hour, 29 minutes

Last on

Thu 6 Jun 2019 18:30

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:08

    London Symphony Orchestra, Gavin Greenaway

    08 Hymn To The Fallen From Saving Private Ryan

  • 00:18

    Sir Winston Churchill, Vera Lynn

    Wartime Speeches - (There'll Be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs of Dover

  • 00:45

    The Cookies

    Qu Qi Sheng Dan Ge

  • 00:57

    The Chelsea Pensioners

    King And Country

  • 00:57

    Grym Mawl

    Mor Brydferth Ar Y Brynau (How Lovely On The Mountains)

  • 01:18

    Angelina

    Will Dich Wieder Sehn

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Sophie Raworth
Executive Producer Alan Holland
Series Producer Catherine Stirk

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