20 amazing photos capture the scale of D-Day operation planned near Portsmouth in Southwick

As we mark the upcoming 80th anniversary of D-Day, here are some images from The News archive.

There are soldiers and a landing craft in Portsmouth Harbour, as well as tanks and embarkations from South Parade Pier, as the big push into Nazi-occupied France began to take shape.

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