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Friday Jun 13 | Daily Mail

The carnage after D-Day

Enemy artillery shells were crashing above the heads of Lieutenant Alastair Bannerman and his men of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment as they sped in a troop carrier through the Normandy countryside.

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Fri Jun 06, 2014

National Post

Stephen Harper delivers emotional speech as veterans and world leaders commemorate D-Day

On a day when tensions between east and west are once again blowing across Eastern Europe, the beach where 14,000 Canadians came ashore under intense German fire 70 years ago was almost deserted Friday.

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The White House

Fact Sheet: Normandy Landings

The Normandy Landings, codenamed Operation Neptune, supported Operation Overlord and paved the way for the liberation of Europe.

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Thu Jun 05, 2014

Canada.com

Philippe Zeller: Canadian sacrifice helped free my country on D-Day

A message of thanks from the French embassy to Canada, for Canada's part in liberating France, 70 years ago in 1944, during World War II is projected on the Centre Block of Parliament Hill in Ottawa, May 29, 2014.

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Wed Jun 04, 2014

The Independent

D-Day 70th anniversary: 'I could see the town, my town, burning behind us'

John Lichfield has been The Independent's man in Paris since 1997, covering French news.

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