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67th Anniversary of D-Day Marked in France
World War II veterans and Sen. John Kerry commemorated the D-Day landings in Normandy at an iconic and eroding cliff, one of several events along the coast Monday marking 67 years since Allied forces landed on a swath of beaches in Nazi-occupied France. The June, 6, 1944, invasion and ensuing battle for Normandy helped change the course of the war.

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June 6, 2011: WWII veteran Arnold Whittaker of the 3rd Army, 5th Infantry Division, 10 Infantry Regiment company K, of Atlanta, Georgia, visits the U.S military cemetery in Colleville sur Mer, western France.

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June 6, 2011: Morning dawns on the U.S. military cemetery's tombs in Colleville sur Mer, western France.

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June 6, 2011: Morning dawns on the U.S. military cemetery's tombs in Colleville sur Mer, western France.

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June 6, 2011: Morning dawns on the U.S. military cemetery's tombs in Colleville sur Mer, western France.

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June 6, 2011: Morning dawns on the U.S. military cemetery's tombs in Colleville sur Mer, western France.

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June 6, 2011: Morning dawns on the U.S. military cemetery's tombs in Colleville sur Mer, western France.

67th Anniversary of D-Day Marked in France

World War II veterans and Sen. John Kerry commemorated the D-Day landings in Normandy at an iconic and eroding cliff, one of several events along the coast Monday marking 67 years since Allied forces landed on a swath of beaches in Nazi-occupied France. The June, 6, 1944, invasion and ensuing battle for Normandy helped change the course of the war.