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World War II veteran Leslie Cruise salutes the grave of Pvt. Richard Vargas while Army Sgt. Jeannette Mason plays taps during a wreath laying ceremony June 2, 2014, at Lorraine American National Cemetery and Memorial, St. Avold, France. Seventy years ago on June 7, 1944, Vargas saved Cruise’s life during the invasion of Normandy. Cruise went to France several times prior to this visit looking for his friend’s grave in order to say thank you. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Hailey Haux)