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A gardener trims the grass near a tombstone in the American War cemetery ahead of Memorial Day ceremonies in Colleville-sur-Mer, in this May 23, 2014 file picture.REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/Files

A gardener trims the grass near a tombstone in the American War cemetery ahead of Memorial Day ceremonies in Colleville-sur-Mer, in this May 23, 2014 file picture.REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/Files

A gardener trims the grass near a tombstone in the American War cemetery ahead of Memorial Day ceremonies in Colleville-sur-Mer, in this May 23, 2014 file picture.REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/Files
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French and American flags are seen in front of a tombstone at the American War cemetery ahead of Memorial Day ceremonies in Colleville-sur-Mer, in this May 23, 2014 file picture. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/Files

French and American flags are seen in front of a tombstone at the American War cemetery ahead of Memorial Day ceremonies in Colleville-sur-Mer, in this May 23, 2014 file picture. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/Files

French and American flags are seen in front of a tombstone at the American War cemetery ahead of Memorial Day ceremonies in Colleville-sur-Mer, in this May 23, 2014 file picture. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/Files
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An aerial view shows a man walking between tombstones as he visits the World War II Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial at Colleville-sur-Mer, situated above Omaha Beach, in the Normandy region, in this March 29, 2014 file picture.REUTERS/Christian Hartmann/Files

An aerial view shows a man walking between tombstones as he visits the World War II Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial at Colleville-sur-Mer, situated above Omaha Beach, in the Normandy region, in this March 29, 2014 file...more

An aerial view shows a man walking between tombstones as he visits the World War II Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial at Colleville-sur-Mer, situated above Omaha Beach, in the Normandy region, in this March 29, 2014 file picture.REUTERS/Christian Hartmann/Files
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