D-Day Commemoration by Emmanuel Macron

The 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings begins with ceremonies led by President Emmanuel Macron. He paid tribute to the resistance fighters in Plumelec, Morbihan, and honored civilian victims of bombings in Saint-Lô. Macron emphasized the importance of remembering the 50,000-70,000 civilian victims of Allied bombings in France, including 10,000 in Normandy during the summer of 1944. Later, he will visit Caen prison, where 73 resistance fighters were executed by Germans at the start of the Allied offensive. Macron will lay a wreath, children will read the names of the executed, and a minute's silence will be observed, followed by the French national anthem.

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