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D-Day anniversary marked in King's Lynn as crosses laid out in Tower Gardens



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Respects were paid in Lynn over the weekend to mark the 76th anniversary of the D-Day Normandy landings during the Second World War.

Gerry Tann of the Royal British Legion laid crosses in the Tower Gardens on Saturday to mark the occasion.

He also saluted those from our area who made the ultimate sacrifice as part of the largest seaborne invasion in history.

Gerry Tann pays his respects in Tower Gardens on D-Day. Pictures: Ian Burt
Gerry Tann pays his respects in Tower Gardens on D-Day. Pictures: Ian Burt

The Royal British Legion [RBL] described the invasion as a "truly international effort" with British troops fighting alongside many other countries.

"We remember the service and sacrifice of all those involved in turning the tide World War Two," a social media post by the RBL said.

Gerry Tann laid crosses in Tower Gardens remembering soldiers from King's Lynn who died on D-Day.. (36130774)
Gerry Tann laid crosses in Tower Gardens remembering soldiers from King's Lynn who died on D-Day.. (36130774)


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