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D-Day commemorations muted by COVID-19 restrictions

D-Day commemorations muted by COVID-19 restrictions
Sunday 7
0:30 2020

Coronavirus restrictions have meant the D-Day commemorations in Normandy have been the smallest ever, with veterans and their families unable to attend for the first time. But despite events being muted this year by the COVID-19 pandemic, people have still found ways of marking the 76th anniversary of the allied invasion, which played a decisive role in the liberation of Europe in the Second World War. Image: Veterans Peter Hawkins (left) and Len Gibbon completed their 104-mile cycling challenge to mark the anniversary In France, flags have been raised in solitary ceremonies and tributes left at the graves of the ...

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Summary: Coronavirus restrictions have meant the D-Day commemorations in Normandy have been the smallest ever, with veterans and their families unable to attend for the first time.

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