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Tuesday 8 January 2002

The Queen came to Caen to celebrate the 40th anniversary of D day. She arrived in the Yacht Britannia

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passing through Pegasus bridge on the Caen - Oustreham canal at 5:45 am. Even at this early hour hundreds of people and veterans had gathered to welcome her passage.

Mme Gondrée in the café by the bridge ( the first house to be liberated) diplayed a union jack at the first floor window.

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