Organisers of the hugely-successful 1940s weekend in Brighouse today insisted: “We had no Nazis”.

Reports in the Sun newspaper said people had been upset by people turning up at the festival in SS uniforms.

But Stephen Lord, who headed up the organising committee for the event, said: “There is no truth in it, it’s a fabrication.”

The newspaper report said people had been upset because of the Nazis especially as today marks the 72nd anniversary of D Day, a defining moment in World War II.

READ MORE: 100,000 flock to Brighouse 1940s weekend

But Mr Lord said it was a strict policy of the festival that Nazi uniforms are not allowed.

“This is a policy we have stuck to firmly for the past four years and we have warnings posted on our wesbite. It says that people will be asked to leave if they turn up in German uniforms.

Video Loading

“I spent the entire weekend on the streets of Brighouse and I saw no Nazi uniforms.

“I did see one man dressed as Baron von Richtofen , but he was a First World War fighter pilot so he had obviously got the wrong event.

“There was a man dressed in what he said was a Polish uniform and another who wore what I thought was a German uniform but he said it was Norwegian. I thought it may confuse people so I asked him to leave which he did.

READ MORE: Classic Eastern Bloc cars hit town

“This was a great event, with a great atmosphere in great weather and some 100,000 people had a great time.

“We do not want this publicity to detract from what has become a tremendous event. I can’t walk around Brighouse today without people stopping to shake my a hand and saying: ‘Thanks and well done’.”