Commemoration of D-Day

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Commemoration of D-Day

On June 6, 1944, D-Day, more than 130,000 American and Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy, France, and thousands more parachuted in behind enemy lines, on a mission to retake Europe from the control of Nazi Germany. Today, we pause to remember and honor those service members "whose selfless sacrifices catalyzed the deliverance of oppressed people and secured freedom for decades to come."

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Remarks by President Trump on the 75th Commemoration of D-Day

Remarks by Vice President Pence at D-Day “Final Salute” 75th Anniversary Commemorative Ceremony

Proclamation on National Day of Remembrance of the 75th Anniversary of D-Day