Prince William & Kate Middleton Remember D-Day on 70th Anniversary

Posted Friday June 6, 2014 2:35 PM GMT

Stepping out for some Royal duties, Prince William and Kate Middleton traveled to Arromanches, France to attend a D-Day Service of Remembrance on Friday (June 6).

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge paid their respects to the brave soldiers who lost their lives at Normandy 70 years ago and dignitaries from around the globe took part as well.

William also laid a wreath to mark the occasion and addressed the audience with a heartfelt speech of gratitude and respect.

He stated, "They gave up everything for our freedom. They lie now together in the beautifully kept cemeteries that lie on the coast… However, today is also about the young. It is vital for them that they remember the sacrifice made by so many… It is vital that this sacrifice, and the reasons for this sacrifice, are never forgotten."

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