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Friday, June 6, 2014

World honors D-Day's fallen, 70 years on

World War II veteran William Spriggs places his medal-covered cap over his heart during the playing of "Taps" during D-Day week commemorations on Wednesday in Carentan, France. Friday is the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings of 156,000 Allied troops on the beaches of Normandy.