US President Barack Obama honors WWII, 9/11 generations at Normandy

June 6, 2014 8:39 AM

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US President Barack Obama honors WWII, 9/11 generations at Normandy

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER: In a remembrance at one of the world's most sacred battlegrounds, President Barack Obama was paying tribute Friday to the men who stormed the beaches on D-Day 70 years ago and tying their sacrifices to veterans of the modern-day fight against terrorism.

Obama was joining the World War II and 9/11 generations in rhetoric and in person. He was meeting privately with some of the dwindling number of surviving troops who fought Adolf Hitler's Third Reich together with those who have served since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, before delivering...

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