Commonwealth War Graves Commission

WW2 War Graves Found Smashed on D-Day 75th Anniversary

Police are investigating and appealing for information after a number of graves, the majority of which were military graves, were found desecrated as allied nations commemorated the bravery and loss of life on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. 

A picture shows graves at the Commonwealth Bayeux War Cemetery in Bayeux, Normandy, north-western France, on June 5, 2019, as part of D-Day commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of the World War II Allied landings in Normandy. (Photo by Ludovic MARIN / AFP) (Photo credit should read LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP/Getty Images)