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D-Day 75 Commemorative Events – 6 June

Type:Culture/Heritage

Southsea Common, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO5 3AE
D-Day 75 Commemorative Events – 6 June

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The commemorative events for D-Day 75 start in earnest for the general public on 6 June, with a Remembrance Service held at the D-Day Stone in Southsea (opposite South Parade Pier). The morning event (at 10.45am) invites the people of Portsmouth to pay their respects to those who made the ultimate sacrifice on 6 June 1944.

Throughout the day there will also be live coverage on the big screen at Southsea Common of events in Normandy. These will include an inauguration at the site of the Normandy Memorial Trust’s British Normandy Memorial and The Royal British Legion’s services at Bayeux Cathedral and Bayeux Cemetery.

Visitors can also watch a live stream of all the evening's performances taking place beside the beaches in Arromanches.

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Free

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D-Day 75 Commemorative Events – 6 June (6 June 2019)

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