A brief history of D -Day
In the early morning hours of D-Day, June 6, 1944, Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, France, to liberate Europe from Hitler’s Germany. Nine allied nations, consisting of over 150,000 troops, assembled on the beach that day. They were met with heavy resistance from German troops, who
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92-Year-Old World War II Veteran Attempting to Run Across America
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British WWII Veteran Returns Home After Sneaking Off to D -Day Remembrance
British World War II veteran Bernard Jordan returned to his nursing home to applause on Saturday after sneaking away unannounced to attend the D-Day commemorations in Normandy, France . After he didn’t return from a walk on Thursday, Jordan’s disappearance was reported to the police by the home,
Your Family D -Day Stories: You Told Us About Bravery of Your Loved Ones: Our Persons of the Week
Family members honor the bravery, determination and sacrifice of the men who stormed Normandy 70 years ago.
D -Day Remembered: President Obama Honors the Heroes of Normandy
70 years later soldiers now in their 90s return and recall that bloody day.
British D -Day Vet Sneaks Out of Nursing Home to Attend Normandy Remembrance
A British D-Day veteran who was reported missing from a nursing home turned up in Normandy today after traveling to France to mark the invasion's 70th anniversary, authorities said. Bernard Jordan, 89, sneaked out of the home on England’s south coast on Thursday after being told by staff he could