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British veteran Michael John Shanahan (C) and his wife pose as they arrive in Ouistreham to attend the ceremony of the D-Day commemorations, on June 6, 2014. The D-Day ceremonies on June 6 this year mark the 70th anniversary since the launch of 'Operation Overlord', a vast military operation by Allied forces in Normandy, which turned the tide of World War II, eventually leading to the liberation of occupied France and the end of the war against Nazi Germany. AFP PHOTO / LUDOVIC MARINLUDOVIC MARIN/AFP/Getty Images ORG XMIT: 217

( LUDOVIC MARIN / AFP/Getty Images / June 6, 2014 )

British veteran Michael John Shanahan (C) and his wife pose as they arrive in Ouistreham to attend the ceremony of the D-Day commemorations, on June 6, 2014. The D-Day ceremonies on June 6 this year mark the 70th anniversary since the launch of 'Operation Overlord', a vast military operation by Allied forces in Normandy, which turned the tide of World War II, eventually leading to the liberation of occupied France and the end of the war against Nazi Germany. AFP PHOTO / LUDOVIC MARINLUDOVIC MARIN/AFP/Getty Images ORG XMIT: 217

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