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American Airlines honors veterans with special journey to Normandy for the...

Article courtesy of American Airlines FORT WORTH, Texas — American Airlines proudly announces a historic endeavor to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the D-Day...

Charles Norman Shay: Hero of D-Day

Charles Norman Shay: Hero of D-Day Unlike many divisions landing on D-Day on June 6, 1944, the U.S. First Infantry Division, nicknamed The Big...

Benjamin Berry: Pennsylvania Soldier Fought Germans, Discrimination

Benjamin Berry, now 100 and living in Germantown, Pennsylvania, was a gung-ho teenager when he entered the U.S. Army during World War II, serving...

Michelin North America Sponsors WWII Veterans Embarking on Milestone Return to...

Photo and article courtesy of Michelin. GREENVILLE, S.C., April 15, 2024 – Michelin North America, Inc., has partnered with the Best Defense Foundation and Delta...

UNESCO Ponders Making D-Day Landing Beaches a World Heritage Site

While considered hallowed ground in many countries, the historic D-Day landing beaches in Normandy, France, have not been seriously considered as a UNESCO World...

Bloody Omaha, Part IV

Fourth in a series VII The 16th RCT was scheduled to come ashore at the same hour on the adjacent Easy Red, Fox Green and Fox...

7 Misconceptions About the D-Day Landing at Omaha Beach

On June 6, 1944, more than 150,000 soldiers from the United States and other allied nations invaded the coast of France to overthrow the...

Delta and Best Defense Foundation Partner to Bring WWII Veterans to...

Photos and video courtesy of Delta Airlines. From a Delta Airlines Press Release: For the third year in a row, Delta Air Lines is honored to...

Work Begins on Visitor’s Center at British Normandy Memorial

From a BAE Systems press release: Construction of a new visitors’ pavilion to commemorate the D-Day landings has begun in Normandy, France, following a £600,000...

Part II: Planning Your Trip to Normandy and the D-Day Landing...

Eating in Normandy… After reading Part I, you have landed in France, rented a car at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, have driven to Bayeux (stopping...
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