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Photos: 75th anniversary of D-Day

President Donald Trump along with French President Emmanuel Macron and their wives stood on a bluff overlooking Omaha Beach. Both praised the heroism of American and Allied service members who participated in the D-Day invasion, 75 years ago.
June 5, 2019, Carentan, France: TOM RICE, a 97-year-old U.S. veteran parachuted into Normandy - 75 years after he made the same journey on D-Day. Rice, of San Diego, was among some 200 parachutists who filled the Normandy skies for the 75th anniversary of D-Day. (Credit Image: © Marc Ollivier/Maxppp via ZUMA Press)
Published Jun. 6
Updated Jun. 6


June 5, 2019, Carentan, France: TOM RICE, a 97-year-old U.S. veteran parachuted into Normandy - 75 years after he made the same journey on D-Day. Rice, of San Diego, was among some 200 parachutists who filled the Normandy skies for the 75th anniversary of D-Day. (Credit Image: © Marc Ollivier/Maxppp via ZUMA Press)
A young woman visits headstones of World War II soldiers prior to a ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day at the Normandy American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France, Thursday, June 6, 2019. World leaders are gathered Thursday in France to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron, left, greet a U.S war veteran during a ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day at the Normandy American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France, Thursday, June 6, 2019. World leaders are gathered Thursday in France to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. (Ian Langsdon/POOL via AP)
Soldiers from the U.S. 75th Ranger Regiment, in period dress stand on the overlook after climbing the cliffs of Pointe-du-Hoc in Cricqueville-en-Bessin, Normandy, France, Wednesday, June 5, 2019. During the American assault of Omaha and Utah beaches on June 6, 1944, U.S. Army Rangers scaled the 100-foot cliffs to seize German artillery pieces that could have fired on the American landing troops. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May face the new sculpture at the British Normandy Memorial during a Franco-British ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day landings at Ver-Sur-Mer, Normandy, France, Thursday, June 6, 2019. (Ben Shread, MOD via AP)
U.S President Donald Trump, U.S First Lady Melania Trump, left, French President Emmanuel Macron, second right, and his wife Brigitte Macron, right, attend a ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day at the Normandy American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France, Thursday, June 6, 2019. World leaders are gathered Thursday in France to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. (Ian Langsdon/POOL via AP)
A WWII enthusiasts watches French and British parachutists jumping during a commemorative parachute jump over Sannerville, Normandy, Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Extensive commemorations are being held in the U.K. and France to honor the nearly 160,000 troops from Britain, the United States, Canada and other nations who landed in Normandy on June 6, 1944 in history's biggest amphibious invasion. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
June 5, 2019, Carentan, France: TOM RICE, a 97-year-old U.S. veteran parachuted into Normandy - 75 years after he made the same journey on D-Day. Rice, of San Diego, was among some 200 parachutists who filled the Normandy skies for the 75th anniversary of D-Day. (Credit Image: © Marc Ollivier/Maxppp via ZUMA Press)
Parachutists jump from C-47 transport planes in Carentan, Normandy, France, Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Approximately 200 parachutists participated in the jump over Normandy on Wednesday, replicating a jump made by U.S. soldiers on June 6, 1944 as a prelude to the seaborne invasions on D-Day. (AP Photo/Rafael Yaghobzadeh)
Udo Hartung from Frankfurt, Germany, a World War II reenactor holds the U.S. flag as he stands at dawn on Omaha Beach, in Normandy, France, Thursday, June 6, 2019 during commemorations of the 75th anniversary of D-Day. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
U.S President Donald Trump, U.S First Lady Melania Trump, left, French President Emmanuel Macron, second right, and his wife Brigitte Macron, right, watch jet planes approaching during a ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day at the Normandy American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France, Thursday, June 6, 2019. World leaders are gathered Thursday in France to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. (Ian Langsdon/POOL via AP)
A World War II veteran salutes as he poses for a photograph at the end of a ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day at the Bayeux War Cemetery in Bayeux, Normandy, France, Thursday, June 6, 2019. World leaders gathered Thursday in France to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
World War II reenactors gather at dawn on Omaha Beach, in Normandy, France, Thursday, June 6, 2019 during commemorations of the 75th anniversary of D-Day. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
A World War II veteran talks to a soldier at the end of a ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day at the Bayeux War Cemetery in Bayeux, Normandy, France, Thursday, June 6, 2019. World leaders gathered Thursday in France to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Cannons fire during a ceremony to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day at the American Normandy cemetery, Thursday, June 6, 2019, in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
From the right, U.S House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Britain's Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt and Dutch Defence Minister Ank Bijleveld an other officials attend an international ceremony on Juno Beach in Courseulles-sur-Mer, Normandy, Thursday, June 6, 2019, as part of D-Day commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of the World War II Allied landings in Normandy. (Fred Tanneau, Pool via AP)
Re-enactors hold an American flag at sunrise as part of events to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day on Omaha Beach in Vierville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France, Thursday, June 6, 2019. World leaders are gathered Thursday in France to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. (Maxence Piel via AP)
Members of the Florida State University Marching Chiefs pose for photos next to a memorial on Omaha Beach on the 75th anniversary Thursday, June 6, 2019, of the D-Day landings (AP Photo/John Leicester)

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