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Camilla's tears after King Charles and Prince William's heartbreakingly emotional speeches on D-Day

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Prince William made a moving speech as he marked the upcoming 80th anniversary of D-Day on Wednesday, 5 June alongside King Charles and Queen Camilla, who could be seen looking teary-eyed.

Prince William, who recently paid tribute to former Rugby League player Rob Burrow, headed to Portsmouth for the commemorative D-Day event where he spoke of the “bravery” and “strength” displayed by veterans.

As he marked the historic milestone, the 41 year old told the crowd that he was “deeply honoured” to be attending the event as he came together with guests to remember those who fought and died in what was the largest seaborne invasion in history. “I am deeply honoured to join you today to recognise the bravery of all of those like John Haddock who participated in the D-Day landings, the start of the liberation of France and Europe, that led to victory of the Allied Powers,” he said. “Our guests of honour today are those veterans from the Normandy landing, that came from across our nation and from all walks of life to join in the fight against tyranny.

Many of those that took up arms had never seen combat before, some were still only in their teens. “In their letters and diaries, we see their great strength.” The Prince of Wales then read an extract from a letter which had been written by Captain Alastair Bannerman of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment - a soldier who had written a letter in his diary the morning of D-Day and had addressed the correspondence to his wife.

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