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US war veteran Jim "Pee Wee" Martin (C), 93, reacts after landing with a parachute on June 5, 2014 in Carentan, where he landed 70 years ago, when he was a paratrooper. The D-Day ceremonies on June 6 this year mark the 70th anniversary since the launch of 'Operation Overlord', a vast military operation by Allied forces in Normandy, which turned the tide of World War II, eventually leading to the liberation of occupied France and the end of the war against Nazi Germany.  AFP PHOTO / JOEL SAGETJOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images ORG XMIT: 4986
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( JOEL SAGET / AFP/Getty Images / June 5, 2014 )

US war veteran Jim "Pee Wee" Martin (C), 93, reacts after landing with a parachute on June 5, 2014 in Carentan, where he landed 70 years ago, when he was a paratrooper. The D-Day ceremonies on June 6 this year mark the 70th anniversary since the launch of 'Operation Overlord', a vast military operation by Allied forces in Normandy, which turned the tide of World War II, eventually leading to the liberation of occupied France and the end of the war against Nazi Germany. AFP PHOTO / JOEL SAGETJOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images ORG XMIT: 4986

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