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A Place to Remember
Photograph by Alexandra Boulat

Flowers of peace and barbed wire of war evoke the history of the Normandy coast. Occupied by German troops after France fell in 1940, Normandy became a center for the French Resistance. People of Normandy risked their lives to report on German defenses to British listening posts. Finally came the invasion, a fight from the beaches—and then liberation. Allies triumphantly entered Paris on August 25, two and a half months after D-Day.

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