Uproar in French D-Day village snubbed by Prince of Wales

The inhabitants of Merville, where British paras fell storming a key German gun battery, had long prepared for Prince's 70th anniversary visit.

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A French village where British parachutists fought on D-Day is in uproar after learning that the Prince of Wales will not, as it had expected, be visiting for next month’s 70th anniversary commemorations, reports The Telegraph.