Stories tagged: Normandy
Mon., June 6, 2016, 1:04 p.m.
Veterans, families remember Normandy D-Day landings, 72 years on
Proud veterans in their 90s and families of fallen soldiers are commemorating the epochal D-Day invasion of Normandy 72 years ago that helped the Allies vanquish Hitler.
Sun., March 23, 2014
Visitors flocking to France as D-Day’s 70th anniversary approaches
BAYEUX, France – There’s a digital clock on display outside the visitors center in the charming Normandy town of Bayeux – but it doesn’t tell the time. It’s counting down …
Sun., Dec. 29, 2013
Destinations for travelers in 2014
The Olympics, the World Cup and commemorations of World War I, D-Day and the fall of the Berlin Wall are some of the events that will spotlight destinations like Sochi, …
Thu., June 6, 2013, 10:35 a.m.
D-Day anniversary commemorations begin in France
COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France — Veterans of the 1944 Normandy landings gathered Thursday at the site of history’s largest amphibious invasion for a day of ceremonies marking D-Day’s 69th anniversary.