In preparation for DDay, troops gather on Southsea Seafront (c) The News, War Series 2908

20 photos capture the scale of D-Day operation which was planned just outside Portsmouth in Southwick

As we mark the 77th anniversary of D-Day on Sunday, here are some images from The News archive.

Saturday, 5th June 2021, 5:16 pm

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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