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This week marks 67 years since D-Day

NORMANDY, FRANCE (KLTV) - Monday, June 6, 2011 was the 67th anniversary of D-Day.

More than 1150,000 Allied troops poured onto the northern coast of France on this day in 1944.

The battle marked the beginning of defeat for the Nazi regime during World War II.

It was the largest sea borne invasion in history.

Nearly 10-thousand allied troops were killed or wounded.

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