Podcast: D-Day 80 – Whitstable veteran John Roberts remembers his involved in the Normandy Landings of 1944

On the 80th anniversary of D Day, a Whitstable veteran has revealed how the operation remained a secret until the very last moment.

Allied forces had tricked the German army into thinking they would cross from Dover to Calais.

The largest ever seaborn invasion was actually launched from Portsmouth and landed in Normandy.

John Roberts, who is now 100, was on board a navy destroyer. He’s been speaking to reporter Rhys Griffiths.