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Melania Trump Pays a Silent Tribute to D-Day Veterans by Wearing a Blouse with Military Medals

Bettina Dizon
Jun 03, 2019
11:07 A.M.
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Melania Trump, 49, arrived at Stansted Airport with her husband, President Donald Trump, for a state visit in an $820 Burberry pussy-bow blouse. The first couple waved as they stood at the top of the steps of Air Force One.

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First Lady Melania Trump came to the United Kingdom in a high fashion which secretly paid tribute to the approaching 75th anniversary of D-Day. She and her husband, President Donald Trump, were greeted by strong winds and military escorts as they exited the Air Force One.

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PAYING HOMAGE IN FASHION

Melania wore an $820 Burberry blouse with military emblem prints during her arrival at the Stansted airport on Monday. The patterns, although barely noticeable, was apparently chosen to honor the D-Day veterans.

Her navy blue, white, and red colored blouse was paired with a knee-length pencil skirt, and a blazer, matched with Christian Louboutin pumps in the same color. The first lady also opted to wear dark sunglasses during the sunny morning.

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She and her husband walked hand in hand across the runway and toward the Marine One helicopter en route to the U.S. Ambassador’s home in London.

The president’s third day in the U.K. will be celebrated with the commemoration for the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

D-DAY AND THE ALLIED ADVANCE

On June 6, the U.K. will be commemorating D-Day, which 75 years ago, marked the beginning of the “Operation Overlord” where an invasion of over 130,000 Allied soldiers took place at the coast of Normandy, which was occupied by Germans during the Second World War.

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The invasion went on for a long time; in a week, 325,000 Allied soldiers were able to enter, and by the end of the month, 850,000 had gone into Normandy. About 200,000 Allied casualties were tracked in the battle, but the mission succeeded on August 25 as Paris was liberated.

TRUMP’S THREE DAY SCHEDULE

The president’s third day in the U.K. will be celebrated with the commemoration for the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. Prior to this, on his first day, Trump will be meeting Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles, and other royals at the Buckingham Palace.

Her Majesty will host a private lunch followed by an exclusive tour in the Picture Gallery, a trip to Westminster Abbey, and tea with the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall.

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His second day includes a breakfast meeting with the prime minister, Theresa May, and business leaders followed by a press conference, and a dinner party at the Winfield House, Regent’s Park.

On Wednesday, Trump will attend the National Commemorative Event for the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day landings in Portsmouth, which includes a musical performance, military displays, and a fly-past of aircraft.

  

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