D-Day remembrance in Normandy

Updated: Jun 07, 2014 00:06 IST

Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) chats with German Chancellor Angela Merkel (right) and Czech President Milos Zeman (centre) during the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings, on Sword beach, Ouistreham, Normandy. More than 130,000 allied Troops landed on the beaches of Normandy on 06 June 1944. The invasion established a crucial second front in the Liberation of Europe from Nazi occupation, ultimately leading to victory for Allied Forces in 1945.  EPA
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Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) chats with German Chancellor Angela Merkel (right) and Czech President Milos Zeman (centre) during the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings, on Sword beach, Ouistreham, Normandy. More than 130,000 allied Troops landed on the beaches of Normandy on 06 June 1944. The invasion established a crucial second front in the Liberation of Europe from Nazi occupation, ultimately leading to victory for Allied Forces in 1945. EPA

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