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U.S., allied forces remember D-Day sacrifices in Picauville

Air Force Lt. Col. John Lacy speaks with a World War II veteran June 1, 2012, in Picauville, France. U.S. and allied forces attended a commemorative ceremony in the Picauville town square honoring the Airmen and soldiers who lost their lives during the famous Normandy D-Day invasion. Both the Airmen and soldiers were killed when their C-47 aircraft was brought down by German anti-aircraft artillery at 1:20 a.m., June 6, 1944 during the invasion of France. Lacy is the assistant U.S. air attaché to France with the Defense Attaché Office in Paris. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Collier)

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