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Today Show on BBC Radio 4

Saturday, June 6th, 2009

Dan was on the Today Show this morning, click here to listen.

More than 9,000 men were laid to rest in the cemetery, close to Colleville-Sur-Mer – codenamed Omaha beach – after the D-Day landings. Historian Dan Snow remembers the thousands of UK and Canadian troops who came ashore on 6 June 1944 and during the following days.

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D-Day 65: The Veterans Return

Saturday, June 6th, 2009

D-Day 65: The Veterans Return will be on BBC1 at 4.20pm, Saturday 6th June.

Fiona Bruce, James Naughtie and Dan Snow report live from Normandy on the events that mark the 65th anniversary of D-Day.

Here, the British veterans honour the men they fought alongside at a special Service of Remembrance held in the beautiful town square of Arromanches, overlooking the beaches where they battled to liberate Europe.

And, at the American cemetery at Omaha Beach, President Obama remembers the men who died in one of the most dramatic operations in military history.

From here.