D-Day 70

June 2014

June 6, 2014

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Highlights of the day's events in Normandy commemorating the 70th anniversary of D-Day. Huw Edwards presents from the tiny town of Arromanches, overlooking the beaches of Normandy, where senior members of the British royal family joined other heads of state and veterans from all nations to pay tribute to the thousands of s...

The Heroes Return: Part 2

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Huw Edwards, with guests James Holland and Dan Snow, continues the BBC's live coverage from the historic town of Arromanches in Normandy to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

The Heroes Return: Part 1

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70 years ago the crucial decision was made to invade France on June 6 1944, a campaign which was to mark the beginning of the end of the Second World War. Live from the small town of Arromanches overlooking the beaches of Normandy, Huw Edwards presents a day of programmes to commemorate this historic day.

The Heroes Remember: Episode 4

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As the nation prepares to honour veterans in a series of special events, Sophie is at Portsmouth Harbour with veterans who share their own memories of D-Day.

The Heroes Remember: Episode 3

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Sophie Raworth is in Portsmouth, from where many of the troops left for Normandy and she is joined by modern-day cadets who share their thoughts about the heroes of D-Day.

The Heroes Remember: Episode 2

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Sophie Raworth visits Fort Southwick in Hampshire, the operation's communications headquarters, where she is joined by a group of Wrens to hear their D-Day memories.

The Heroes Remember: Episode 1

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In a series of programmes marking the 70th anniversary of D-Day, Sophie Raworth tells the story of Operation Overlord, the ambitious allied invasion of German-occupied France.
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