Photo of a man watching a parachute jump in France

On Sad Anniversary, Few to Mourn the D-Day Dead in Normandy

SAINT-LAURENT-SUR-MER, France — At least the dead will always be there. All too many have been, for 76 years since that fateful June 6 on France's Normandy beaches, when allied troops in 1944 turned the course of World War II and went on to defeat fascism i...

Queen, World Leaders Honor Veterans on D-Day Anniversary

PORTSMOUTH, England — Queen Elizabeth II and world leaders including U.S. President Donald Trump gathered Wednesday on the south coast of England to honor the troops who risked and sacrificed their lives 75 years ago on D-Day, a bloody but ultimately triumphan...
Photo of Dennis Trudeau, a WWII veteran

D-Day Veterans Revisit Normandy, Recall Horror and Triumph

Planes spread out across the sky, nearly wingtip to wingtip. A sniper's bullet whizzing by the ear. Squeezing a dying soldier's hand, so he knew he was not alone. Across three quarters of a century, the old veterans remember that epic day on the beaches of ...
D-Day Omaha Beach

A Quiz on D-Day and World War II

On June 6, 1944, Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy. What followed is considered by some the most significant military invasion of all time. Known as D-Day, the battles that ensued secured a bea...
D-Day Omaha Beach

A Quiz on D-Day and World War II

On June 6, 1944, Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy. What followed is considered by some the most significant military invasion of all time. Known as D-Day, the battles that ensued secured a bea...