Few veterans of D-Day survive, even as the world recognizes their sacrifice to save democracy

(LaPresse) – Celebrations at Sainte-Mere-Eglise for the 78th anniversary of D-Day, when Allied troops landed on the Beaches of Normandy to liberate France from Nazi occupation. The village was the first to be freed by the British, US and Canadian troops. Citizens lined the streets to see re-enactors in World War Two-era uniforms and driving period vehicles. This was the first time that no WW2 veterans took part.

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