President of the United States, Donald Trump and First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump stand next to Theresa May, Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Queen Elizabeth II
President of the United States, Donald Trump and First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump stand next to Theresa May, Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Queen Elizabeth II

The day Donald Trump and the Queen arrived in Portsmouth for D-Day 75

The world’s eyes were on Portsmouth a year ago today, as the city hosted the UK’s official D-Day 75 commemorations.

By Deborah Croker
Friday, 5th June 2020, 11:05 am

Donald Trump, the Queen, Angela Merkel and Theresa May were among the high profile guests as huge crowds gathered to watch the event on Southsea Common.

Millions of people were also glued to their television screens at home as Portsmouth paid a fitting tribute to the sacrifice made during the Second World War.

As part of our look back at the event last year, here are some of our pictures of the world leaders and veterans arriving in Southsea.

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