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D-Day 70th anniversary commemorated in Normandy

BAYEUX, FRANCE - JUNE 06: Normandy veteran, Ken Scott 98, who was an infantry sergeant with the Durham Light Infantry on Gold Beach on D-Day looks at headstones in the cemetery following a service at Bayeux Cemetary during D-Day 70th anniversary commemorations on June 6, 2014 in Bayeux, France. Friday 6th June is the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings which saw 156,000 troops from the allied countries including the United Kingdom and the United States join forces to launch an audacious attack on the beaches of Normandy, these assaults are credited with the eventual defeat of Nazi Germany. A series of events commemorating the 70th anniversary are planned for the week with many heads of state travelling to the famous beaches to pay their respects to those who lost their lives. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

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D-Day 70th anniversary commemorated in Normandy

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