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D-Day anniversary 2014: historic photos review [Copy link] 中文

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At the 20th anniversary, a French man offered to light a cigarette for former UK Prime Minister Churchill on June 2, 1964.

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Duing the 25th anniversary ceremony on June 6, 1969, an airplane used in WWII flew over the sky.

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A simulated Invasion of Normandy was held on January 1, 1975. Veterans were invited to see.

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In 1984, Reagan and attended the 40th anniversary of the D-Day invasion to commemorate the fallen soilders. Since President Carter, every US president has attended the ceremony.

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In 1994, French President François Mitterrand declined to invite Germany’s Helmut Kohl to the 50th anniversary of the D-Day landings, but many German veterans still showed up in the Normandy American Cemetery to commemorate the deceased. American GI Jack Boardman and German veteran Peter Brack chatted in the cemetery on June 4, 1994.

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During the 60th anniversary on June 5, 2004, the veterans and their families paraded into the celebration place.

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The airborne landing was recreated during the ceremony.

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