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Old 06-06-2014, 11:36 AM
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Meanwhile, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will travel to Gold beach in half-an-hour for more D-day commemorations.

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Prince William and Kate chat to D-Day veterans-
http://www.itv.com/news/meridian/upd...-day-veterans/
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Old 06-06-2014, 11:43 AM
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Something I notice: Most the Head of States of the Countries who won the War (Allies) are in the Front while the countries that lost (Axis) are in the back. It might just be a coincidence as the photo are down by time in office. The Big Four Allied Powers at the time are in the front.
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Old 06-06-2014, 11:46 AM
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Prince William & Kate enjoy a tea with veterans in Normandy (via @hellomag) http://bit.ly/Sgd6sS #DDay70
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Old 06-06-2014, 11:55 AM
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Something I notice: Most the Head of States of the Countries who won the War (Allies) are in the Front while the countries that lost (Axis) are in the back. It might just be a coincidence as the photo are down by time in office. The Big Four Allied Powers at the time are in the front.
The D-Day invasion was done mostly by US, British and Canadian troops. France is the host. Those countries are rightfully up front. You can't stick Obama and the Queen in back (the queen can't go in the back anyways since she is so short) and have Merkel front and center
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Old 06-06-2014, 12:01 PM
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Live Video Coverage: Gold Beach D-Day Commemorations with The Duke & Duchess of Cambridge-
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The Duke & Duchess of Cambridge have arrived in France (@AeroportDeCaen) #DDay70 #william #kate

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William and Kate arrive in Arromanches for tea party. One of two engagements for them today (via @byEmilyAndrews)
Kate chats to some veterans at Arromanches tea party."You've got lots of stories to tell" pic.twitter.com/hQsBwY893O
Love the photo of Kate chatting to the veterans at the tea party.
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love this picture between Queen Elizabeth and Queen Margrethe
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2014/...83_964x671.jpg
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It is odd that Queen Maxima is also on the photo (the only royal consort BTW). I find it highly inappropriate given that it is supposed to be a photo of heads of state (monarchs, presidents) or government (prime-ministers) only.
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Old 06-06-2014, 01:51 PM
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I guess it's just more an unfortunate mistake than a pushy attitude from Maxima.
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Putin did not applaud when The Queen arrived.
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Putin did not applaud when The Queen arrived.
Neither King Harald of Norway, and i woud'nt suspect a frosty relashionship btw him and the Queen.
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I guess it's just more an unfortunate mistake than a pushy attitude from Maxima.
Yes, I'm sure there was someone in charge of assembling everyone for the photo, and Maxima was probably somehow included in that group - I doubt she rushed over and insisted in being included. A faux pas, but not a huge one, in the grand scheme of things, IMO.
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Old 06-06-2014, 02:06 PM
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I guess it's just more an unfortunate mistake than a pushy attitude from Maxima.
Nico: you are probably right, but unfortunately for her, I guess it brings back the (unfounded) criticism that Maxima acts like a "co-sovereign", rather than a consort, which is a sensitive issue in the Netherlands. Remember for example the debate before Willem-Alexander's inauguration on whether Maxima should be called "queen" or not.

I wonder what Marengo thinks (being from the Netherlands, of course).
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Putin did not applaud when The Queen arrived.
Is there any particular reason for applauds?
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We are only human... there will always be small errors and mistakes with protocol, especially when so many important people are gathered together !
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Neither King Harald of Norway, and i woud'nt suspect a frosty relashionship btw him and the Queen.
Curious, I always thought King Harald and Queen Elizabeth were very close.They are second cousins after all !
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Old 06-06-2014, 02:19 PM
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Curious, I always thought King Harald and Queen Elizabeth were very close.They are second cousins after all !
But they are !
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A very nice picture and it made me realize something about the world leaders.............we most surely must have and need more women world leaders, not just men. I believe then that there would not be so many darn problems with egos and power. Putin should NOT be in that picture...sorry for getting off topic, just don't know where else to comment on this picture!
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