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Edinburgh concert to mark D-Day 80th anniversary

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The 80th anniversary of D-Day will be marked in Scotland with a commemorative concert at the Usher Hall in Edinburgh.

The Normandy landings began on June 6 1944 and marked the start of the Allied invasion of mainland Europe, including naval and air forces.

Scotland’s Salute: A Tribute to D-Day 80, will feature music from His Majesty’s Royal Marines Band Scotland and the Military Wives Choir.

Legion Scotland and Poppyscotland announced the event, which will take place on June 6.

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