Britain’s D-Day dead get their own memorial

The centrepiece sculpture for the first permanent memorial to the 22,442 British men who died in the D-Day landings and Battle of Normandy will be unveiled near Arromanches on the 75th anniversary of D-Day on June 6.

The rest of the memorial site now has planning permission after a public enquiry. Construction is expected to start in late June and take a year.

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