File photo of grave markers at the American war cemetary at Colleville-sur-Mer

 
File photo of grave markers at the American war cemetary at Colleville-sur-Mer
A rose lies near the grave marker of an American soldier at the Colleville-sur-Mer war cemetery near Omaha Beach in Normandy, northern France, in this July 3, 2003 file photo. The White House has officially announced that U.S President Barack Obama will join France's President Nicolas Sarkozy in visiting the cemetery on June 6, 2009 commemorating the 65th aniversary of the U.S-led allied invasion to liberate France at the end of World War II. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer/Files (FRANCE ANNIVERSARY POLITICS)