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World honors D-Day’s fallen, 70 years on

By The Associated Press

This article was published June 6, 2014 at 11:03 a.m.

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Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks with Major-General Richard Rohmer as he walks through the Canadian military cemetery Friday, June 6, 2014, in Beny-sur-Mer, France.

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France — Gone are the screaming shells, seasick soldiers and bloodied waters of 1944. On Friday, a sun-splattered Normandy celebrated peace, with silent salutes, tears and international friendship marking 70 years since the D-Day invasion helped change the course of World War II and modern history.

Not many of the 150,000 Allied soldiers who slogged onto storm-torn beaches or parachuted into Normandy remain alive to pass on the legacy of that “longest day.” Some survivors stood, somber-faced and proud, alongside President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande as they paid tribute to history’s biggest amphibious invasion.

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