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D-Day veterans are honored for their service

World War II buffs are re-living the assault on the beaches of Normandy -- quite literally. As they bring the battle back to present day, veterans who were part of the Allied troops in 1944 are honored for the past. They're given a small token of gratitude for their sacrifice 70 years ago. (SOUNDBITE) (English) BRITISH VETERAN HENRI JAMES NEWMAN SAYING : "I like to come here, it is nearly my home. Yes, it is nearly my home anyway. I come to this people, they look after me like a king. I could not get better, I could not get better." It's a stark contrast to the mood of 1944. That year on June 7th, Herbert Beddows and his comrades were sent to attack the German Merville Gun Battery. It ended in a bloodbath and half the commandos lost their lives. (SOUNDBITE) (English) BRITISH COMMANDO WHO LANDED ON D-DAY, HERBERT BEDDOWS, SAYING: "We still think of our comrades we lost here and different places nearby and we just enjoy it. And there'

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