Veterans, visitors arrive by thousands to honor those killed in battle to free Europe

  • by: GREG KELLER , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 5, 2014 - 5:40 PM

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France — Ceremonies to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day are drawing thousands of visitors to the cemeteries, beaches and stone-walled villages of Normandy this week, including some of the few remaining survivors of the largest sea-borne invasion ever mounted.

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