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The Mancunian Way: D-Day remembered

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On June 6 1944, Allied forces from Britain, America and the Commonwealth gathered on five beaches in Normandy, ready to launch the biggest naval and airborne invasion the world had ever seen.

D-Day is now known as the beginning of the end of Nazi Germany and war in Europe. Today, 80 years on, 23 veterans who are still able to travel have made the trip to France in order to commemorate the attack.

Today is a chance to remember the sacrifice made by so many - and leaders from across the world will gather to mark the anniversary.

At the Manchester Evening News, we’re taking the opportunity to remember some of the brave men from our region who put their life on the line 80 years ago.

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