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Glasgow :: United Kingdom | 2 days ago

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The last surviving British D-Day light bomber pilot, who laid smoke over the beaches during a heroic mission to shield the Allied forces from enemy fire, has died, aged 95. RAF Flying Officer Leslie Valentine, from Hethe, Oxfordshire, received the

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London :: United Kingdom | 3 days ago

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Nine hundred members of the British Normandy Veterans' Association will be among thousands returning to the scene of bloody sacrifice in June. It is expected to be the last big anniversary gathering because of the ever-dwindling number of the heroes

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Omaha :: NE :: USA | 9 days ago

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Rarely can the hopes and fears of generals and admirals across the Western world have so closely depended on one man's prowess, as they did in 1944 on the physical and mental agility of Logan Scott-Bowden. The secret expedition with which the young

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Paris :: France | 11 days ago

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Chris Evans will broadcast his Radio 2 breakfast show live from the Normandy beaches on 6 June, while Huw Edwards will present the corporation's coverage of the day's commemoration ceremonies. A service of remembrance will also be broadcast live from

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Paris :: France | 15 days ago

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France is preparing to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944. This gallery of aerial photos includes views of the Pointe du Hoc, an imposing 100-foot (330-foot) cliff on the Normandy coast overlooking Omaha Beach...Army

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Horsham :: United Kingdom | 1 month ago

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The next time the American military transport plane known as Whiskey 7 drops its paratroopers over Normandy, France, it will be for a commemoration instead of an invasion. Seventy years after taking part in D-Day, the plane now housed at the National

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Geneseo :: NY :: USA | 1 month ago

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The next time the American military transport plane known as Whiskey 7 drops its paratroopers over Normandy, France, it will be for a commemoration instead of an invasion. Seventy years after taking part in D-Day, the plane now housed at the National

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Toronto :: Canada | 1 month ago

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Story The success achieved in Normandy is a pivotal moment in Canadian history, and is now deeply rooted in our national character, Mr. Fantino said in a statement. It is a humbling honour to once again pay tribute to Canada's brave veterans and

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Amiens :: France | 2 months ago

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18 February 2014 2 View comments The RAF deliberately sacrificed the lives of more than 100 men during a daring low-level raid designed to keep plans for the D-Day landings secret from the Germans, a new book claims. The raid on a prison in Amiens in

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Seattle :: WA :: USA | 3 months ago

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Nearly 70 years ago, Harper Griswold, 88, was one of the 160,000 Allied troops taking part in the fight to liberate France from German occupation during World War II. For his efforts, Griswold was named "Chevalier" of the Legion of Honor by the

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