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D-day veterans take trip on royal marine offshore raiding crafts

Veteran Vincent Horton, 93, takes a ride on a Royal Marine ORC (Offshore Raiding Craft) after arriving into Poole on the MV Boudicca. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday June 4, 2019. The Royal British Legion chartered the MV Boudicca to take hundreds of D-Day veterans on a six day voyage to the Normandy beaches and D-Day commemorative events in the UK and France. Photo credit should read: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

By Claire Hayhurst, Press Association D-Day veterans have watched a display by serving Royal Marines and taken a trip on modern-day offshore raiding crafts. The group, including some former commandos, placed red life jackets over their suits and medals before climbing aboard. They were taken on a trip around Poole Harbour, where the Royal British...

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