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Additional Airborne Sites West of the Merderet River

Additional Airborne Sites West of the Merderet River In addition to the Merderet River crossing sites we list in the “D-Day Visitor’s Handbook,” there are...

Normandy Chateau Housed Famous Journalist Camp

VOUILLY, France—Some of the biggest names in journalism camped out in tents in front of a medieval chateau while covering the epic battles of...

Bloody Omaha, Part II

2nd in the Series... IV   After baulking at American proposals for eighteen months, serious planning for a cross-Channel attack began in December of 1943, after the...

Medics Showed Bravery at Norman Church

ANGOVILLE-AU-PLAIN, France—An off-the-beaten-path medieval church was the scene of unbelievable heroism on a week in 1944 full of valor. At the Romanesque church at Angoville-au-Plain,...

29th Division Honors Fallen During 75th Anniversary of D-Day Invasion

VIERVILLE-SUR-MER, France—The top officer in the National Guard, and one of the oldest survivors of the D-Day landings, commemorated the 75th anniversary of the...

Juno Beach Center Plans for D-Day’s 75th Anniversary

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...

Smaller Military History Sites Abound in Washington

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...

Newport: Finding the Military Past

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....
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