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D-Day remembered at Norfolk Park ceremony

Hundreds gathered at Norfolk Heritage Park on Saturday to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day landings. Veterans from Sheffield were joined for the Drumhead Service of Remembrance by others from France and the Commonwealth. The event was also marked with a fly past by a Lancaster Bomber. Veteran Roy Ashton, who took part in the Italian Campaign, spoke to Sheffield Live! about their role in the success of the Normandy landings. Report by Sangita Basudev.

Remembrance Day

Thousands of people lined Bakers Pool, Sheffield, to remember those who have lost their lives as a result of war.  This year marks the 100th year since the first world war started and 70 years since D Day.