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In pictures: D-Day events
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh at the Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery at Bayeux
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The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh at the Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery at Bayeux
US actor Tom Hanks chats with a WWII veteran at the US cemetery in Colleville-sur-me
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US actor Tom Hanks chats with a WWII veteran at the US cemetery in Colleville-sur-mer
French President Jacques Chirac delivers his speech as U.S. President George W. Bush, left, listens on during a ceremony at the American Cemetery
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French President Jacques Chirac said France would never forget "its debt to America, its everlasting friend"
German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder
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German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder bows before the grave of an unknown German soldier in a mixed cemetery in Ranville
Conservative leader Michael Howard and Cherie Blair listen to the prime minister
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Conservative leader Michael Howard and Cherie Blair listen to the prime minister
Fireworks commemorated the 60th anniversary of the D-Day landings
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People watch fireworks from Vierville to commemorate the 60th anniversary
A million poppies were dropped
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A million poppies were dropped off the coastline of Normandy in remembrance of those who lost their lives
Fifteen D-Day veterans from the Royal Navy Tank Landing Craft pray for their colleagues in the square in Arromanches
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Fifteen D-Day veterans from the Royal Navy Tank Landing Craft pray for their colleagues in the square in Arromanches
Raymond Daeche, from Harlow in Essex, plants a Union Jack flag in the sand on Sword Beach in Hermanville, Normandy
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Raymond Daeche, from Harlow in Essex, plants a Union Jack flag in the sand on Sword Beach in Hermanville, Normandy
A veteran looks on in remembrance at the Ranville cemetery
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A veteran looks on in remembrance at the Ranville cemetery
One young visitor is overcome as veterans look on
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One young visitor is overcome as veterans look on
A lone bagpiper plays a lament overlooking Juno Beach in Courseulles-sur-Mer
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A lone bagpiper plays a lament overlooking Juno Beach in Courseulles-sur-Mer






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