70th Anniversary of the D-Day landings are commemorated

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June 6th is the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings which saw 156,000 troops from the allied countries including the United Kingdom and the United States join forces to launch an audacious attack on the beaches of Normandy, these assaults are credited with the eventual defeat of Nazi Germany.

Here's a look at some of the events to commemorate this historic day.

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