75th anniversary of D-Day is remembered in Normandy

The world is remembering the troops who stormed the fortified Normandy beaches to help turn the tide of World War II 75 years ago and give birth to a new Europe.

During the 1944 Normandy landings in France, Allied forces began liberating mainland Europe from Nazi Germany during World War II.

D-Day anniversary events are being attended by President Trump, UK PM Theresa May and French President Macron.

Watch archived video of the event.

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Colleen Kelleher is an award-winning journalist who has been with WTOP since 1996. Kelleher joined WTOP as the afternoon radio writer and night and weekend editor and made the move to WTOP.com in 2001. Now she works early mornings as the site's Senior Digital Editor.

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