70 Years Ago: Remembering 15 Flagler County GIs Who Took Part in the D-Day Landing in Normandy
Tuesday, June 6, 2014, marks the 70 th anniversary of the D-Day Invasion of Europe. If you go on the web to search “D-Day,” you will find on Wikipedia that “On June 6, 1944, some seventy years ago, 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile ...
Vets, visitors flock to Normandy to remember D-Day
June 6th is the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings which saw 156,000 troops from the allied countries including the United States and the United ... defeat Adolf Hitler's Third Reich. For many visitors, the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial ...
Normandy Landings Amazing Facts Many People Do Not Know
These are six amazing facts worth knowing about the D-Day landings. J.D Salinger was one of those who landed ... United States, Canada and United Kingdom among others. However, there are a number of amazing facts about the Normandy Landings that many ...
How America’s Gem Cities Celebrate Independence Day
It is the National Day of the United States ... Higgins LVCP (Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel) boats were built under the stewardship of local boat builder Andrew Higgins. The boats were deemed so pivotal in the D-Day landings at Normandy that Gen.
How the Times Covered D-Day in the Paper of June 6, 1944
PARIS — As 160,000 Allied soldiers began to swarm the Normandy beaches on June ... force under the command of Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower and comprising troops from the United States, Britain and Canada had begun landing on the northwest shore of Europe.