D-Day Overlord website achievements

Achievements in partnership with the D-Day Overlord website

D-Day Overlord website data

Marc Laurenceau et Eric Brunet

Participation of Marc Laurenceau, webmaster of the D-Day Overlord website, on the French TV show “Les Grains de sable de l’histoire“, presented by Eric Brunet and broadcast on the RMC Découverte channel.

 Production: June 6th, 2015

Broadcasting: June/July 2016

Lien : Sacrifice

Participation of Marc Laurenceau, webmaster of the D-Day Overlord website, as historical advisor to the benefit of the historical film “Sacrifice” directed by Isabelle Clarke and Daniel Costelle and broadcast on June 5, 2014 on French TV channel “TF1”.

Broadcasting: June 5th, 2014

Lien : La bataille de Normandie vue du ciel

Participation of the D-Day Overlord website as historical advisor for the benefit of the book “The Battle of Normandy seen from the sky” designed and directed by Francis Cormon.

May 2014

Lien : Seconde Guerre mondiale en Normandie - Hors-Série Patrimoine Normand - 1944 - 2014

Publication of the special issue “The Second World War in Normandy”, 120 pages of the magazine Patrimoine Normand.

May 2014

Image : 6 juin 1944 : Le Débarquement

Participation in the realization of the book of Isabelle Bournier “June 6, 1944: The Landing”.

June 2013

Image : Inventaire sentimental des côtes de France : balade aérienne d'un photographe le long des bords de mer

Participation in the realization of the French book of Hervé Tardy “Sentimental inventory of the French coasts: aerial walk of a photographer along the seashores”. One of the veterans’ testimonies on this site has been published.

October 2012

Image : Europe 1

Radio broadcast on French radio “Europe 1”, live on June 6th, 2009 in Ranville as part of the D-Day 65th anniversary commemorations. Around the table with Pierre-Louis Basse: Nicolas Dumont, Curator of the Pegasus Memorial Museum, Robert Paxton, American historian and Marc Laurenceau, creator of the D-Day Overlord website.

June 6th, 2009

Brigade Piron Magazine

Participation in the realization of the Brigade Piron magazine N°3, with the reproduction of the pages of this website dedicated to Operation Paddle. The five-page article is entitled “The Liberation of the Côte Fleurie from 17 to 29 August 1944”.

May 2009

Image : Carentan Historical Center

Installation of a commemorative plaque in honor of Private Jack Swinney, Easy Company, 506th PIR, 101st Airborne at the Historic Center of Carentan, killed on June 6, 1944 in Normandy.

June 2006

Image : CIDAN - Civisime Défense Armée Nation

Participation in the production of the newsletter of the CIDAN Association (Civisime Défense Armée Nation): Citizenship and Defense, French Ministry of Defense.

Third Quarter 2004 – September 2004

Image : Radio France-Bleu

Radio broadcast on French radio “France Bleu”, live on June 5th 2004 near the church of Sainte-Mère-Eglise as part of the D-Day 60th anniversary.

June 5th,  2004

Image : Marc Laurenceau, un lycéen raconte le Jour J

A pedagogical DVD produced by the CNDP of Orléans-Tours (French Ministry of Education), entitled “Marc Laurenceau: a high school student tells the story of D-Day.”

May 2004

Image : Paroles du Jour J

Participation in the creation of the French book “Paroles du Jour J” by Jean-Pierre Guéno, author of the famous “Paroles de Poilus” book.

May 2004