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Paratroopers are dropped near the Normandy village of Sainte Mere Eglise, western France, during a mass air drop, Sunday as part of commemorations of the 70 anniversary of the D-Day landing.

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Aerial reenactment caps D-Day celebrations

Nearly 1,000 paratroopers dropped out of the sky in Normandy on Sunday — but this time they did so in peace, instead of to wrest western France from the Nazis as they did during World War II.


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