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D-Day ceremonies honor veterans 67 years later

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D-Day veteran Rangers stand at attention and salute during the commemorative ceremony of the 67th anniversary of the Allied invasion as part of Operation Overlord, in Pointe du Hoc, Normandy, France on June 6. A reduced group of surviving veterans, who stormed the battery 67 years ago, were present for the inauguration of a monument in their honor.

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British veteran Gordon Smith cries while walking along the beach of Arromanches-les-Bains, northwestern France, during a ceremony to mark the 67th D-Day anniversary on June 6, 1944 allied landings in Normandy, then occupied by Nazi Germany.

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A man wearing a US World War II uniform walks on the beach of Saint-Laurent sur Mer (Omaha Beach) in northwestern France on June 6.

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