The veteran of the Second World War George Klein in 2015 during the commemorations of the landing at Pointe du Hoc. Photo: D-Day Overlord
August 21st 2017 : George Klein did not land at Pointe du Hoc on D-Day
Author: Marc LaurenceauThe etymology of the word “History” refers to the Greek [...]
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: AFPThe 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 [...]
The current Airborne Museum tank of Sainte-Mère-Eglise (Manche) is a Sherman M4 A1 E8 76W. It will be replaced on Wednesday, January 4, 2017.
December 29, 2016: A new Sherman tank for the Sainte-Mère-Eglise Airborne Museum
Author: Eric Guerrier
Source: La Manche Libre
On Wednesday, January 4, 2017, a [...]