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2011-06-05 08:35:00

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Air Force Chief of Staff General Merrill A. McPeak was elected Friday the 10th chairman of the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC).

2011-06-05 08:32:00

CRICQUEVILLE-EN-BESSIN, France, June 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 40 World War II veterans are expected to gather here tomorrow with American and French officials to rededicate the Pointe du Hoc Ranger Monument, which reopened to the public in March. Sixty-seven years ago - on June 6, 1944 - U.S.


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