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Mapping the Battle of Normandy Click the link above for more information...and cool maps!
It's about time! Many tourists use these beaches as, well, beaches. People lay around on them in swim suits and play/frolic, oblivious to the significance of the sites. A UNESCO World Heritage status would give notice to the public of the importance of beach preservation. For more information:
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Daily Mail Strange that there isn't a major British D-Day monument on either Gold or Sword beaches. Until now...click the link above for more information.
Juno Beach Center For more information, click on the link above... 5,500 Names, 5,500 Canadian Stories On 6 June 1944, 14,000 Canadians landed on Juno Beach as part of the Allied invasion of Normandy, known to history as D-Day. By the end of August, more than 90,000 Canadians participated in the fighting from Juno to the closing the Falaise Pocket, the beginning...
Recently the Denver Post’s Perspective section published an essay by Raf Casert’s essay (“WWI’s Battle of Belleau Wood turning point for United States,” May 27) under an AP byline on the relevance of that battle fought in France a century ago this month.  The occasion for Mr. Casert’s article was the planting of an oak sapling (one of a...
WASHINGTON—Unless a traveler has a month with nothing else to do, it is difficult to see most military history sites in Washington, D.C.  There are scores of statutes, monuments, museums and military cemeteries that are too numerous to mention here. A good start is to see some of the “biggies.”  These include Arlington National Cemetery, the National World War II,...
Photo: Tammy Green NEWPORT, R.I.—If you are looking for an eclectic community steeped in history, it would be hard to beat this seaside resort town. Although it can be expensive to bed down in Newport, there are myriad activities and sites that can be done and seen in a day trip to the busy port city. If you go, (and...
BOSTON—No other city in America can offer a visitor so comprehensive a look back through our nation's history as Boston. From the site of the Boston Massacre, a seminal event in our quest for independence from England, to The Freedom Trail, a collection of historically significant sites viewed on a walking tour, Boston holds some of our nation's most...
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