Stories tagged: Omaha Beach
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 12:26 p.m.
With silent remembrance and respect, nations honored the fallen and the singular bravery of all Allied troops who sloshed through bloodied water to the beaches of Normandy 75 years ago …
Thu., June 6, 2019, 11:14 a.m.
On a bluff overlooking Omaha Beach, President Donald Trump on Thursday lauded the heroism of American and Allied service members who participated in the D-Day invasion, saying they “they came …
Thu., June 6, 2019
The bullets were still flying when Bill Luke reached the bloody sands of Omaha Beach on the afternoon of June 6, 1944. That hadn’t been part of the plan.
UPDATED: Mon., June 3, 2019, 10:51 p.m.
They are back, some for the first time since war stole their innocence 75 years ago on Normandy’s D-Day beaches.
Sun., June 2, 2019, 10:42 p.m.
About 300 veterans of the Normandy invasion have left Dover, England for a six-day trip that will take them back to the landing beaches on the 75th anniversary of D-Day.
UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019, 4:30 p.m.
Favorite Omaha Beach has been scratched from the Kentucky Derby because of a breathing problem. It’s generally not a career-threatening problem and is usually corrected with surgery.
UPDATED: Tue., April 30, 2019, 7 p.m.
Bob Baffert-trained Game Winner is the 5-1 second choice from the No. 16 post in the 20-horse field for Saturday’s first leg of the Triple Crown.
Fri., June 6, 2014
On a Sunday morning in the autumn of 1944, Idaho native Ben Brooks settled into his foxhole in liberated Luxembourg to write a letter while the rest of his squad …