D-Day at 80: One more mission to Normandy for the greatest generation

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As I write this, dozens of world leaders, including President Biden, Emmanuel Macron, King Charles III and the Prince of Wales, are all preparing to travel to a place that has deep meaning in our shared history. They will go back to the beaches of Normandy and the endless fields of crosses that mark the resting places of our fallen soldiers, sailors and airmen, many of whom were no more than boys. Their bodies lie, as they have for 80 years now, this June, beneath the soft blanket of bright spring grass and under the fair shade.

But this peaceful spot is not as they knew it. They, in their late teens and early 20s, landed

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