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80 years since D-Day, Ambassador ships sail in tandem to Normandy

Passengers gathered on board for a ceremony to mark the 80th anniversary of the allied landings, a turning point in WW2
Ambassador Cruise Line's two ships sailed in tandem to the Normandy Coast yesterday to mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day.

Ambience and Ambition spent the day anchored off Juno Beach – one of five beaches that played a pivotal role in the events that took place 80 years ago and marked the beginning of the end of the Second World War. 

D-Day themed itineraries

The ships offered special D-Day themed itineraries featuring a range of on board activities, including talks and Q&As hosted by ambassadors from the line’s charity partner, Help For Heroes. 

The sailings also included a remembrance service, a Great British Deck Party celebration, themed menus, and ‘Le Grand Retour’ – a comedy play inspired by real-life events that tells the story of three nursing home residents determined to break out and rejoin old comrades on the Normandy beaches with the anniversary of D-Day looming.