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Wednesday, 15 August 2007, 15:00 GMT 16:00 UK
Leaders and veterans mark D-Day
A weekend of ceremonies are held in France to honour those who fought in a crucial battle in Hitler's defeat.
In pictures: Operation Overlord
Images of "the longest day" and its aftermath as British, US and Canadian troops begin the Battle of Normandy.
D-Day reporters' log
BBC correspondents log their thoughts and observations on the 60th anniversary of the D-Day landings.
'I invaded my own country'
'I put his kidneys back in'
'I saw my fellow Americans die'
'British bombs meant this is war'
MORE VETERANS' STORIES
Pact saved me
The best I could
We freed village
Bodies haunt me
We landed first
I wasn't a hero
I saw carnage
It was worth it
Paying respects to lost comrades
Normandy's D-Day cemeteries evoke painful memories for many veterans returning to mark the 60th anniversary.
D-Day from the air
See the pattern of the invasion and read personal stories
Tributes to the thousands who lost their lives on D-Day
Brief guide to the events of D-Day and its consequences
NEWS AND FEATURES FROM AROUND THE BBC
Frenchman relives D-Day
A Frenchman remembers the landings that liberated his village in Normandy from the Nazi occupation.
The battle for liberation
D-Day gave the allies a foothold in Hitler's Europe - but it took 75 days of bitter fighting to win Normandy.
VIDEO AND AUDIO NEWS
D-Day remembered 60 years on
'My D-Day dilemma'
Veterans honour land commander
Son's memories of Rommel
'It's bigger than Bastille Day'
'We were ready to be sacrificed'
Bombs to bibles for vicar veteran
D-Day led to 60-year marriage
Conciliatory messages on D-Day
'Don't forget the Canadians'
D-Day: The alliance then and now
Can D-Day help France and US?
Overshadowed by Overlord
What if D-Day had failed?
Timetable for D-Day events
Add your stories and pictures to the BBC's growing WWII archive
D-Day: Traces of the Normandy invasion
Test your knowledge and find out more about the invasion
D-Day: How did it change the world?
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