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D-day was a 'waste of life' but most important invasion in history, says veteran

98-year-old D-Day veteran Don Sheppard, at his home in Basildon, Essex. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday June 3, 2019. See PA story MEMORIAL DDay Sheppard. Photo credit should read: Kirsty O'Connor/PA Wire

By Georgina Stubbs, Press Association D-Day was a "waste of life" which left bodies littered on the beaches of Normandy, but was one of the most important invasions in history, a veteran of the campaign has said. In an effort to free Europe from the clutches of the Nazis, some 156,000 British, American and Canadian...

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