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Veteran George Klein’s program ...

George G. Klein, American veteran of the 2nd Ranger Battalion who climbed Pointe du Hoc at the dawn of June 6, 1944, will participate in the 73rd anniversary celebrations of the Normandy landings. Photo: Marc Laurenceau © D-Day Overlord May 24, 2017: Veteran George Klein’s Commemorations Program [...]

73 years later, a veteran of the Batt...

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 [...]

Battle of La Fière: a movie in progre...

Dale Dye (right) alongside Tom Hanks during the filming of Saving Private Ryan. Photo: Dreamworks 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 Normandy Victory Museum opens its...

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 [...]