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D Day 70th Anniversary

Massive Paratrooper Drop Marks The End Of D-Day Ceremonies

AP | THOMAS ADAMSON and THEODORA TONGAS | Posted 08.08.2014 | World

LA FIERE, France (AP) — Nearly 1,000 paratroopers dropped out of the sky in Normandy on Sunday — but this time they did so in peace, instead of to...

'Missing' Veteran Ran Away From Nursing Home To Attend D-Day Ceremony

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 06.07.2014 | World

An 89-year-old World War II veteran reported missing Thursday evening actually fled his nursing home in England to attend the 70th anniversary of D-Da...

A D-Day Story 60 Years Later

Geoffrey Gevalt | Posted 08.06.2014 | Fifty
Geoffrey Gevalt

This picture appeared in the newspaper where I worked on June 5, 1994, a day shy of the 50th anniversary of D-Day. I was stunned. The man on the far right was my father, and I recognized him immediately. I fell into a chair in a heap. He'd died seven years previously, and I missed him. And on that moment, I missed that he'd never told me the story of that day.

What It Was Like To Be The First Reporter To Land At Normandy

Reuters | Posted 08.07.2014 | Media

(Campbell's picture can be seen at http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate-uk/2014/06/06/d-day-a-dispatch-from-our-archive/) NORMANDY, Ju...

These Then-And-Now Photos Will Make You Look At D-Day Differently

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 06.06.2014 | World

World War II veterans returned to the beaches of Normandy this week for the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the historic day the Allies invaded Nazi-occupi...

Jack Mirkinson

The Astonishing Reports That Broke The News Of D-Day

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.06.2014 | Media

"D-Day has come." That's how the BBC first told its listeners about the Normandy invasion on June 6, 1944. The push into Nazi territory by Allied ...

Seventy Years Later, The Original Report On The D-Day Landing

AP | WES GALLAGHER | Posted 06.06.2014 | Politics

EDITOR'S NOTE: The newsflash came on a slip of paper in a red-and-white striped courier pouch: "EISENHOWERS HEADQUARTERS ANNOUNCES ALLIES LAND IN F...

Veterans Return To Normandy For D-Day Anniversary

AP | GREG KELLER | Posted 08.05.2014 | World

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — Ceremonies to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day are drawing thousands of visitors to the cemeteries, beach...