Preparation Ahead Of The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day : News Photo

Preparation Ahead Of The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

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BAYEUX, FRANCE - JUNE 03: A visitor dressed in WWII period uniform views the graves of fallen soldiers at The Bayeux War Cemetery on June 3, 2014 in Bayeux, France. The Bayeux War Cemetery is the largest WWII cemetery of Commonwealth soldiers in France and contains 4,648 graves of the fallen. 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 Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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BAYEUX, FRANCE - JUNE 03: A visitor dressed in WWII period uniform views the graves of fallen soldiers at The Bayeux War Cemetery on June 3, 2014 in Bayeux, France. The Bayeux War Cemetery is the largest WWII cemetery of Commonwealth soldiers in France and contains 4,648 graves of the fallen. 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 Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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