Events for the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion have begun.
President Trump honors D-Day by reading a prayer by Franklin D. Roosevelt as he joined other world leaders in Portsmouth for a commemoration ceremony marking the anniversary of the largest invasion by air, land and sea in history.
On June 6th, 1944, soldiers, planes and ships from the U.S., Britain and Canada stormed the nazi-occupied french beaches of Normandy. The D-Day invasion, as it was soon called, is credited with changing the course of World War II as, less than a year after D-Day, Nazi Germany surrendered to the allies. Thousands of allied soldiers died in the invasion.
Ahead of the anniversary, 16 nations have signed a proclamation saying it is their responsibility to ensure the horror of World War II is never repeated.