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Friday, June 6, 2014

The Royal Family Attends the 70th Anniversary of D-Day, June 6, 1944

Caption: Unity: The Queen walks alongside her husband The Duke of Edinburgh and Francois Hollande.  

World leaders gather in Normandy today to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day - June 6 1944

Queen meets veterans and salutes the 'immense and heroic' endeavour of them and their comrades 70 years ago.

Barack Obama speaks at U.S. war cemetery and speaks of how 150,000 fought at time of 'maximum peril for the world'

For many veterans, now in their 80s and 90s, this could be their annual pilgrimage to honour the 156,000 Allied troops  Click link for full post from Daily Mail.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge travelled to France on Friday to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

Prince William and Kate landed in Caen airport late in the afternoon as they visited Normandy for several engagements honouring the milestone event.

Upon their arrival in the coastal area of northern France, the Duke and Duchess headed to a veteran's tea party in the town of Arromanches. Click link for full post from Hello Magazine.