Veterans Make The Journey To Normandy To Commemorate The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day : News Photo

Veterans Make The Journey To Normandy To Commemorate The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

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PORTSMOUTH, ENGLAND - JUNE 03: British Normandy Veteran Pat Churchill, 90, who was with the 2nd Royal Marines Armoured Support Regiment which landed on Juno Beach on D-Day, and his wife Karin, 84, catch a Brittany ferry to Caen to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day, on June 3, 2014 in Portsmouth, England. 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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PORTSMOUTH, ENGLAND - JUNE 03: British Normandy Veteran Pat Churchill, 90, who was with the 2nd Royal Marines Armoured Support Regiment which landed on Juno Beach on D-Day, and his wife Karin, 84, catch a Brittany ferry to Caen to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day, on June 3, 2014 in Portsmouth, England. 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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