Two former childhood friends whose interest in history was nurtured at an Angus secondary have embarked on a personal pilgrimage across Europe.
A Dundee D-Day veteran has died just days before the 75th anniversary of the historic Second World War invasion.
A lone piper has played on a Normandy beach as part of commemorative events marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day, and paying tribute to those who paid the “ultimate sacrifice”.
The courage and sacrifice of those who gave their lives in the heroic D-Day landings 75 years ago has been honoured in moving ceremonies on both sides of the Channel.
The courage and sacrifice of those who gave their lives in the D-Day landings 75 years ago has been honoured in moving ceremonies on both sides of the Channel.
The detailed planning for D-Day was not just focused on the invasion of northern Europe – Britain was also braced for Hitler to immediately strike back.
Serving soldiers paid tribute to the heroic efforts of their Second World War brothers in arms at a ceremony marking the first key battle of D-Day.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said she is honoured to represent the people of Scotland as she attends events in France to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day.
Gripped by fear as deafening bombs exploded and bullets tore past him, killing comrades left and right, Royal Marine Commando George Simms was one of the first on the beaches on D-Day.
Two fearless D-Day veterans in their nineties are to parachute into Normandy 75 years after they first landed there.