70th anniversary of the Allied landings on D-Day

epa04242873 Ukraine’s President-elect Petro Poroshenko (R), walks past Russian President Vladimir Putin during the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the D-Day in Ouistreham, France, 06 June 2014. More than 75,000 British Canadian and other Commonwealth Troops Landed on the beaches of Normandy on 06 June 1944 alongside the United States and the Free French, in an Allied invasion of more than 130,000. Another 7,900 British troops were landed by Air.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/CHRISTOPHE ENA / POOL MAXPPP OUT

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