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Rising sea levels threaten D-Day relics on Normandy beaches

Two-thirds of the Normandy coastline are eroding through swelling sea levels, including the beaches of the D-Day landings, where the relics of the battle engaged by the largest seaborne invasion in history remain visible, prompting debate over whether, and how, the sites can be protected.  

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Even filled with grass and wildflowers, the craters remain so deep and wide that you can still sense the blasts of bombs that carved them 79 years ago, reports The New York Times.

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