On August 19, 2017, France commemorates the 75th anniversary of the Dieppe raid in the presence of the last veterans.
August 17, 2017 : Dieppe raid 75th anniversary
Information source : Paris-Normandie.fr
Author: François Vanhove
Historians are divided on the question. Was Operation Jubilee nec [...]
Until August 15, the D-Day villages pay tribute to the culture of Canadians, including country music.
Photo : Lylia Berthonneau
August 13, 2017: 11th Acadian Week in Juno Beach
Information source: Le Parisien
Author: Charles Delouche Bertolasi
In Courseulles-sur-Mer, Canadian soldiers who landed in 1 [...]
War photographer John G. Morris in a fox hole during the Battle of Normandy.
Photo: Ned Buddy
July 30th, 2017: Death of American photographer John G. Morris, veteran of the Battle of Normandy
Information source: AFP
The American photographer John G. Morris died Friday in Paris at the age of 100.
This photograph taken in Trévières, portrays the American soldier Fred Linden holding on his knees a young Norman whom his family wishes to identify.
Photo: US National Archives
July 22nd 2017 : The family of an American veteran seeks to identify a young Norman in a picture of 1944 taken during the Ba [...]
John E. Hill, veteran of the landing and battle of Normandy, at his home in Syracuse in the United States.
May 21, 2017: A veteran of the Battle of Normandy finds his curb, 73 years later!
Information source: Sud-Radio
Author: Mathieu D’Hondt
A curb lost during the Normandy landings…
It wa [...]
Dale Dye (right) alongside Tom Hanks during the filming of Saving Private Ryan.
May 21st, 2017: Battle of La Fière: a movie in progress
Information source (in French): La Presse de la Manche
Author: Ludovic Ameline
For several years now, a film on the Battle of La Fière is being prep [...]
The last preparations before the opening of the Normandy Victory Museum, May 19, 2017 in Catz, Manche. Photo: Ludovic Ameline
May 18th, 2017: The Normandy Victory Museum opens its doors
Information source: La Presse de la Manche
This is the final stretch for the staff of the Normandy Victory Museum, i [...]
Veteran Bryson William Verdun Hayes has become the oldest skydiver in the world. Photo: SWNS
May 16, 2017: A 101-year-old British veteran jumps into a parachute!
Information source: Sputnik France
A World War II veteran, Bryson William Verdun Hayes, ventured to jump in free fall, in Devon County, Engl [...]
Thousands of people gathered at Omaha Beach this Saturday, April 22, 2017, for the traditional Boyscouts of America gathering.
April 23rd, 2017: American scouts gathered at Omaha Beach, Normandy, France
Information source: Ouest-France
More than 4,000 young American scouts gathered at Omaha Beach this [...]
The remains of a landing barge were discovered on the beach of Merville, in Normandy. Archaeologists denounce the clearing of the site by the town hall.
April 13, 2017: A landing craft discovered in Normandy… then destroyed
Source: France 3 Normandie
From a piece of metal … to a D-Day land [...]