Preparation Ahead Of The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

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A couple enjoys a picnic and a bottle of wine while sitting atop a... News Photo70th Anniversary,Bottle,Concrete,Conflict,Couple - Relationship,D Day,Enjoyment,France,Horizontal,Looking Over,Omaha Beach,Picnic,Sitting,War,Wine,World War IIPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2014 Getty ImagesVIERVILLE, FRANCE - JUNE 2: A couple enjoys a picnic and a bottle of wine while sitting atop a concrete bunker overlooking Omaha Beach June 2, 2014 in Vierville, France. June 6th is the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings which saw 156,000 troops from the allied countries including the United States and the United Kingdom join forces to launch an 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 Win McNamee/Getty Images)