THE RETURN TO NORMANDY: Vets and Visitors Mark 71st Anniversary of D-Day

Screen Shot 2015-06-06 at 8.51.06 AMOne of the most ferocious battles in history, veterans and visitors make their way to Paris to pay their respects.

Allied veterans and families of their fallen comrades gathered Saturday at the U.S. cemetery overlooking Omaha Beach to mark the 71st anniversary of the D-Day invasion that helped defeat the Nazis in World War II.

Visitors and cadets from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland watched as a bagpipe band paraded at the Normandy American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, amid the thousands of white marble crosses and Stars of David of servicemen and women who lost their lives during the invasion.

Read more: Yahoo News

 

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