A D-Day veteran who took part in a secret reconnaissance mission to check out the Normandy beaches for the Allied forces is celebrating his 100th birthday.
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall are to visit a Scottish port which played an important role in preparations for D-Day.
Boris Johnson has praised the “dogged and unconquerable resistance” Poland displayed during the Second World War, 80 years after it was invaded by the Nazis.
Almost 80 years ago, Britain declared war on Hitler’s Nazi Germany.
The bond of brothers: The story behind the twins hailed by PM who died within weeks of each other as Allies pushed into Europe
Their heroism was honoured by Prime Minister Theresa May at the D-Day memorial.
Senior politicians and veterans will attend a service of Remembrance at Bayeux War Cemetery - the Commonwealth War Graves Commission's largest site of the Second World War in France.
Many of you will be familiar with the bare facts of D-Day.
June 6 1944 has gone down in history as D-Day.
From the lochs of Argyll to the beaches of Normandy: How the D-Day landings were rehearsed in Scotland
They fought on the beaches and fought on the landing grounds.
The worst speeches never made: Leaders’ secret drafts for disaster were written but, thankfully, not delivered
THEY were the words intended to help us face the tragedies that never were.
IT was the turning point in the Second World War and has become one of the most famous military operations in history.