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Swastikas spray painted on D-Day bench in Lincolnshire

By Tania Snuggs, news reporter

Police have begun an investigation after swastikas were spray painted on a commemorative D-Day bench in Lincolnshire.

A number of areas in Twyford Woods were targeted between Sunday and Monday, including a wall and a disused fuel drum.

Image: A disused fuel drum was among the items vandalised

During the Second World War, the site was used as an airfield for aircraft to take off for Normandy ahead of D-Day.

Last week, the Queen paid tribute to the "heroism" of troops, marking 75 years since the Normandy landings that changed the course of the conflict.

Swastikas were spray painted on a commemorative D-Day bench in Lincolnshire
Image: Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward

Special events took place throughout the day to mark the historic military offensive, including a flypast by the Red Arrows in Portsmouth.

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Following the attacks in Lincolnshire, police urged anyone with information to come forward.

A number of areas in Twyford Woods were targeted between Sunday and Monday Read More – Source

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