From the 75th anniversary of D-Day to president Trump’s state visit to the United Kingdom, these are the most striking and memorable pictures from this past week.
Gabriel H. Sanchez
Posted on June 7, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. ET
Men dressed as American soldiers stand in a field as paratroopers from Britain's 16 Air Assault Brigade and France’s 11th Parachute Brigade perform a jump over Sannerville, France, on June 5, before D-Day commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of the World War II Allied landings in Normandy.
Richard Brown (center), a Canadian veteran of the World War II Battle of Normandy, departs with his son Andy to the applause of visitors following a commemorative ceremony in Normandy on June 5.
President Donald Trump is greeted by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace on June 3 in London.
Crowds gather in Trafalgar Square in London to protest President Donald Trump’s state visit to the UK on June 4.
Roberto Marquez writes on a large US flag as part of a protest to demand respect for the immigrants, near a border wall in El Paso, Texas, on June 6.
Personnel of the National Immigration Institute detain an immigrant during a joint operation by the Mexican government to stop a caravan of Central American immigrants on their way to the US, in Chiapas state, Mexico, on June 5.
A Central American child plays in a temporary shelter for asylum-seekers released by ICE and US Customs and Border Protection due to overcrowded facilities, in Laredo, Texas, on June 4.
Workers in in Alton, Illinois, construct a temporary floodwall along Highway 100 to keep floodwater from the Mississippi River out of the historic downtown area May 31.
A protester stands in front of a police line during an anti-government protest in Tirana, Albania, on June 2.
Demonstrators throw stones toward Indian police during clashes after the Eid al-Fitr prayers in Srinagar, India, on June 5.
Thousands of people attend a candlelight vigil for victims of the Chinese government’s brutal military crackdown three decades ago on protesters in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square at Victoria Park in Hong Kong, on June 4.
Kelly Fowler and her daughter Sophie visit a row of crosses at the memorial located at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center in Virginia Beach, Virginia, on June 2.
Flowers are left at the remains of a destroyed house in the village of San Miguel Los Lotes, Guatemala, on June 3, a year after the Fuego Volcano’s powerful eruption.
Libyan Muslim worshippers gather to perform Eid al-Fitr prayers at the Martyrs’ Square in Tripoli on June 4.
Attendants throw tomatoes at each other during the annual Gran Tomatina Colombiana in Sutamarchan, Colombia, on June 2.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez works behind the bar at the Queensboro Restaurant in New York City on May 31 during an event to raise awareness for the One Fair Wage campaign.
Sand carvers work on a giant sand castle on display at the sand sculptures festival in Rügen, Germany, on June 5.
A British shorthair waits during the jury session at the international pedigree dog and purebred cat exhibition in Erfurt, Germany, on June 2.
People pose nude holding cutouts of nipples during a photo shoot by artist Spencer Tunick on June 2 in New York City.
Men perform high-wire stunts on a tightrope in the Shiniuzhai National Geological Park in Yueyang, China, on June 4.
Hot-air balloons glide over Göreme, Turkey, on the first day of Eid al-Fitr, June 4.
Gabriel H. Sanchez is the photo essay editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York City.
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