D-day commemorations begin for 80th anniversary – in pictures

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  • The Labour leader, Keir Starmer, pinch nan 2nd world warfare seasoned Len Chivers, connected committee a landing trade successful Portsmouth harbour

    Keir Starmer, pinch nan 2nd world warfare seasoned Len Chivers successful a wheelchair, pinch 3 others, connected committee a landing trade successful Portsmouth harbour
  • Dutch troops return portion successful a ceremonial connected nan formation astatine Arromanches-les-Bains, Normandy, arsenic portion of nan D-Day commemorations

    Dutch troops march successful reddish jackets connected nan formation  astatine Arromanches-les-Bains
  • Rishi Sunak talks pinch D-Day veterans astatine nan UK’s nationalist arena to people nan 80th day of nan landings

    Rishi Sunak kneels successful beforehand of immoderate D-Day Normandy veterans
  • The French navy’s schoolhouse of naval riflemen honour nan sailors and soldiers who landed connected 6 June 1944 successful Colleville-Montgomery, Normandy

    The French navy’s naval riflemen successful camouflage azygous locomotion up nan formation from nan sea
  • Princess Anne looks upon nan warfare graves aft nan Royal British Legion work to commemorate nan 80th day of D-Day, astatine Bayeux cemetery successful France

    Princess Anne looks upon nan achromatic chromatic warfare graves astatine Bayeux cemetery successful France
  • An enthusiast dressed successful replica 2nd world war-era subject attire connected a motorcycle looks connected arsenic a DUKW amphibious motortruck enters nan oversea astatine Arromanches-les-Bains, north-west France

    An enthusiast dressed successful replica 2nd world war-era subject attire connected a motorcycle looks connected arsenic a DUKW amphibious motortruck enters nan oversea astatine Arromanches-les-Bains, north-west France
  • The French president, Emmanuel Macron, and his wife, Brigitte, meet nan US D-Day seasoned Steven Melnikoff successful Saint-Lô, France

    The French president, Emmanuel Macron, and his wife, Brigitte, shingle hands pinch US D-Day seasoned Steven Melnikoff successful Saint-Lô, France
  • US and Belgian subject paratroopers jump from a Lockheed C-130 Hercules craft chartered and navigated by US crew, arsenic it flies complete Normandy, north-west France

    a subject paratrooper jumps from an opoen doorway connected an aircraft
  • The British, Belgian, Canadian and US militaries return portion successful a parachute jump show organised by nan Royal Air Force and British Army complete driblet area K adjacent Sannerville, France, to commemorate nan domiciled of nan airborne forces during nan Normandy landings

    a worker looks up astatine parachutists falling from an airplane successful nan sky
  • The RAF Red Arrows execute a flypast complete Portsmouth

    Two Red Arrows execute a flypast complete Portsmouth pinch reddish and bluish fume emerging from behind
  • War veterans be a Royal British Legion commemoration work astatine nan Bayeux warfare cemetery successful Normandy, France

    War veterans beryllium successful a statement pinch medals, ties, hats, immoderate successful wheelchairs and pinch sticks
  • US 2nd world warfare veterans stitchery successful nan municipality of Sainte-Mère-Église successful north-west France

    US 2nd world warfare veterans stitchery successful nan municipality of Sainte-Mère-Église successful north-west France
  • The 2nd world warfare seasoned Kenneth Smith, who served arsenic a petty serviceman connected committee nan USS Satterlee disconnected nan seashore of Normandy connected D-Day, says ‘What a beautiful day!’ aft a ceremonial honouring nan US service rangers who mislaid their lives assaulting German positions supra nan cliffs of Pointe du Hoc, Normandy

    The 2nd world warfare seasoned Kenneth Smith successful a wheelchair raising his hands successful celebration
  • Paratroopers from nan British, Belgian, Canadian and US militaries return portion successful a parachute driblet successful nan fields of Sannerville arsenic they reenact nan D-Day landings of 80 years ago

    Two paratroopers pinch achromatic parachutes onshore successful a grassy field
  • The US 2nd world warfare seasoned Don Graves is greeted by a young boy during an American Airlines parade successful Sainte-Mère-Église, Normandy

    a US 2nd world warfare seasoned successful a wheelchair shakes hands pinch a kid lining nan street
  • The RAF seasoned Bernard Morgan, 100, from Crewe, England, visits nan warfare graves earlier nan Royal British Legion work to commemorate D-Day astatine Bayeux cemetery

    RAF seasoned Bernard Morgan, 100, successful a wheelchair salutes nan warfare graves
  • King Charles III meets a 2nd world warfare seasoned during nan UK’s nationalist commemorative arena for nan 80th day of D-Day successful Portsmouth, Hampshire

    King Charles III successful bluish overgarment pinch tons of medals meets a 2nd world warfare seasoned wearing reddish beret and medals successful a wheelchair
  • The US seasoned Mel Jenner, Army Air Corps 452nd explosive group power operator, shakes hands pinch onlookers successful nan streets of Sainte-Mère-Église, north-west France

    The US seasoned Mel Jenner shakes hands pinch onlookers successful nan streets of Sainte-Mère-Église, north-west France
  • The SNP’s lawman leader, Keith Brown, talks to nan 2nd world warfare seasoned Terry Webb astatine Lothian veterans’ centre to people nan day of D-Day successful Dalkeith, Scotland

    The SNP’s lawman leader, Keith Brown, successful necktie and jacket, talks to nan 2nd world warfare seasoned Terry Webb wearing a headdress and greenish jacket
  • Army musicians execute astatine a multinational parachute driblet arsenic 400 British, Belgian, Canadian and US paratroopers jump to commemorate nan publication of airborne forces arsenic portion of nan 80th day of D-Day, successful Sannerville, Normandy

    Army musicians play upwind instruments arsenic a parachute driblet takes place
  • Kayakers from nan Royal Marines Association paddle group get astatine Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, Normandy, aft crossing nan Channel from Portsmouth. The squad consisted of 9 serving and 8 seasoned royal marines and paddled done nan nighttime connected two-person Klepper folding kayaks

    Four kayakers from nan Royal Marines transportation kayaks up to nan shore
  • Pictures are projected connected to a immense surface during nan UK’s nationalist commemorative arena for nan 80th day of D-Day, hosted by nan Ministry of Defence connected Southsea Common

    Rows of navy unit and children successful beforehand of images projected connected to a ample surface connected nan broadside of a house
  • Second world warfare re-enactors creation successful Sainte-Mère-Église municipality square, Normandy, France

    A mates successful 2nd world warfare costume creation successful Sainte-Mère-Église municipality quadrate pinch a religion down them
  • Emma Barton performs during nan UK’s nationalist commemorative arena for nan 80th day of D-Day, connected Southsea Common, Portsmouth

    Emma Barton successful boiler suit holds up her manus successful a successful a unrecorded performance
  • Singer Marisha Wallace performs Sing, Sing, Sing during nan D-Day celebrations successful Portsmouth

    The vocalist Marisha Wallace successful a achromatic dress surrounded by antheral dancers successful azygous performs connected stage
  • Members of nan US associated subject work academy choir portion java successful a barroom earlier a ceremonial astatine Utah formation adjacent Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, Normandy

    Members US soldiers portion java successful a bar
  • France’s President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte Macron, laughter pinch Bernard Duval, a subsister of nan 1944 Caen situation massacre, aft a ceremonial to salary tribute to French guidance fighters astatine nan situation successful Caen

    Bernard Duval holding hands pinch a laughing Emmanuel and Brigitte Macron
  • The Torch of Commemoration carried by Cadet Corporal Madison Grace astatine nan Commonwealth War Grave Commission’s Great Vigil to people nan 80th day of D-Day, astatine nan Bayeux War Cemetery

    A cadet holds nan Torch of Commemoration
  • Headstones are lit for nan Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s Great Vigil to people nan 80th day of D-Day, astatine nan Bayeux War Cemetery successful Normandy

    Rows of illuminated headstones successful a cemetery
  • A D-Day-themed drone show takes spot supra nan Portsmouth Naval Memorial connected Southsea Common, coinciding pinch illuminations held during a vigil astatine Bayeux War Cemetery successful Normandy

    Silhouettes of group watch an illuminated drone show against nan nighttime sky
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    Source theguardian
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