70th Anniversary of D-Day

Vernon joined the people of Portsmouth for the 70th anniversary D-Day commemorations

 

 Firstly Vernon attended the Drumhead Service where he was delighted to see so many veterans and their families there.

 

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There was a spectacular amphibious display by Royal Marines and Royal Navy as well as a sail past by HMS Bulwark.

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There was an incredible performance by over the Portsmouth seafront.

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The people of Portsmouth have done Britain proud during the 70th D-Day commemorations. Vernon felt honoured to be with them.

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 To read Vernon's article in the NewStatesman please click on the link below:

http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/2014/06/remembering-our-d-day-heroes

06/06/2014