World honors D-Day's fallen, 70 years on

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Friday, June 06, 2014

BBC: Almost 2,000 veterans and world leaders gathered at Sword Beach in Normandy to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in France.

The landings were the first stage of the invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe.

By the end of D-Day on 6 June 1944, the Allies had established a foothold in France - an event that would eventually help bring the war to an end.

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