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The Week in Pictures | June 2 – 8, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, a vast military operation by Allied forces in Normandy, France, which turned the tide of World War II, eventually leading to the liberation of occupied France and to the end of the war against Nazi Germany. More photos

Hong Kong: Tens of thousands of people attend a candlelight vigil at Victoria Park in Hong Kong to mark the 25th anniversary of the June 4 Chinese military crackdown on the pro-democracy movement in Tiananmen Square. More photos

Afghanistan: A video frame grab shows Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl just before his handover to U.S. forces in eastern Afghanistan.

Elmont, N.Y.: Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome will attempt to win the Triple Crown in the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes on Saturday.

Tuam, Ireland: An engineer uses ground-penetrating radar on the site of a mass grave of up to 800 children on the site of the former Mother and Baby home.

Praia da Luz, Portugal: British police continue to investigate the 2007 disappearance of Madeleine McCann, then 3 years old, after she vanished from her family’s holiday apartment.

Johannesburg, South Africa: A young boy walks past a fire after police and private security evicted families from a commercial property.

Los Angeles: Professional pallbearer Marteze Gilmore, 32, leads his colleagues from Boyd Funeral Home as they carry a casket into a church during a funeral service in South Los Angeles. Video

Los Angeles:  L.A. Kings winger Justin Williams gives his stick to a little girl after scoring the winning goal against the New York Rangers in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals at Staples Center. More photos

Add stops in Spain, Germany, Luxembourg and the Philippines to round out the report.