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Richard “Dick” Lacey, a World War II veteran at a ceremony in Graignes, France
Richard “Dick” Lacey, a World War II veteran covers his heart as he listens to a rendition of the national anthem during a dedication ceremony at the Graignes cemetery memorial in Graignes, France, June 4. The ceremony was held to honor the U.S. soldiers and citizens of Graignes who gave their lives in defense of the town during the period of June 6-12, 1944. More then two hundred citizens were present to pay honor to those who lost their lives. This ceremony was one of many World War II commemoration ceremonies held this year to honor the soldiers who fought during the invasion of Normandy, France in 1944.

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Photo by: Staff Sgt. Michael Taylor |  VIRIN: 110604-A-8662T-286.JPG