One man lays wreaths in Normandy on this unusual D-Day

British expatriate Steven Oldrid, center, carries wooden crosses with names of WWII dead as he walks to the local war cemetery on Saturday in Benouville, Normandy, France. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

BENOUVILLE, France — The essence of war remembrance is to make sure the fallen are never forgotten. All it takes is a wreath, a tiny wooden cross, a little token on a faraway grave to show that people still care about their fallen hero, parent or grandparent.