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VIERVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) - Veterans from the U.S. 29th Infantry Division returned to the shores of Omaha Beach at dawn Friday after 70 years - this time the storms replaced by a bright sun and their mission of war giving way to a desire to remember their fallen comrades.

As the sun came up over the Normandy coast, the seven returning vets and their family members toasted those who died when more than 150,000 U.S., British, Canadian and other Allied forces came ashore on June 6, 1944.

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