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Red Grandy ©Stars and StripesPointe du Hoc, France, June, 1984: President Ronald Reagan and first lady Nancy Reagan talk with dignitaries at a ceremony honoring troops from the 2nd Ranger Battalion who scaled the 100-foot cliffs at Pointe du Hoc in Normandy during the D-Day landings 40 years earlier. Nancy Reagan, who was at her husband's side through the triumphs of his political career and the trials of his assassination attempt and final struggle with Alzheimer's Disease, died Feb. 6, 2016 at age 94.

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