British Normandy Memorial unveiled on 77th D-Day anniversary

A memorial honouring soldiers who died under British command on D-Day – and in the fighting that followed – has been unveiled in France on the 77th anniversary of the Normandy landings.

The British Normandy Memorial records the names of the 22,442 people who were killed on D-Day and at the Battle of Normandy.

Due to current Covid travel restrictions, around 100 veterans unable to travel to Normandy attended a ceremony at the National Arboretum in Staffordshire.

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