Photos: Ceremony marks 68th anniversary of D-Day

Photos: Ceremony marks 68th anniversary of D-Day

Credit: AFP/Getty Images

A US paratrooper packs his parachute after jumping over Sainte-Mere-Eglise, Normandy, western France, on June 3, 2012, during the ceremonies of the the D-Day's 66th anniversary. Some 156,000 Allied personnel landed in France on June 6, 1944 during the World War II , event which changed the course of history. An estimated 10,000 Allied troops were left dead, wounded or missing, while Germany lost between 4,000 and 9,000, and thousands of French civilians were killed. AFP PHOTO CHARLY TRIBALLEAU (Photo credit should read CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP/GettyImages)

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Posted on June 6, 2012 at 12:43 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jun 6 at 12:44 PM

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