D-Day 70: The Red Arrows in pictures

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THOUSANDS of people watched the Red Arrows soar across the sky above Southsea Common.

The display team carried out a 22-minute display as part of the commemorations for the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

The Red Arrows. ''Picture: Malcolm Wells (141685-3393)

The Red Arrows. ''Picture: Malcolm Wells (141685-3393)

The nine Red Arrow pilots performed several precision moves, using coloured smoke to paint the sky red white and blue, drawing gasps and cheers of applause.