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Monday, 27 May, 2002, 16:25 GMT 17:25 UK
In pictures: Bush's Normandy tribute
US President George W Bush has been marking American Memorial Day with a visit to Normandy, site of the D-Day landings and World War II cemeteries.

The president also visited Sainte-Mere-Eglise, the first French town liberated from the Germans by US troops.

Laura and George Bush watch Jacques Chirac speak in Sainte-Mere-Eglise
Laura and George Bush look on as Mr Chirac speaks at Sainte-Mere-Eglise

Church
The Bushes attend a memorial service in Sainte-Mere-Eglise (AP)

WWII veterans with flags
WWII veterans were present during the ceremonies

Crowd scene
Mr Bush shakes hands with the crowd outside the church after the service

George W Bush in Colleville-sur-Mer
Mr Bush then visited the Normandy American Cemetery, containing the graves of 9,400 US soldiers

Wreath-laying ceremony
Bush and Chirac shake hands after laying wreaths at the Normandy American cemetery


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