Tag Archives: D-Day

The Longest Day: 75 Things You Don’t Need to Know – YouTube Video

This is one of my favorite movies as well – The Longest Day: 75 Things You Don’t Need to Know: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qlwX1arei-4 (about 25:39 minutes long).

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12 Incredible D-Day Stories – FindMyPast

Thank you to FindMyPast’s Niall Cullen for this article – 12 Incredible D-Day Stories – FindMyPast: https://blog.findmypast.com/12-incredible-d-day-stories-2638713161.html. What really happened during the Normandy landings, as told by the men who were there D-Day took place on Tuesday 6 June 1944. … Continue reading

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D Day 75 th Anniversary. — willowdot21

This week we are all saying thank you to all the soldiers who gave so much for us on the beaches of Normandy. Americans, English, French and Belgium troops. The D Day Remembrance Services. Without Death, Bloodshed and Suffering Without … Continue reading

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75th Anniversary of D-Day and a FREE Record Weekend — Hound on the Hunt

FREE Access Weekend June 6th marks the 75th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy. Allied troops stormed German defenses on the beaches of Normandy, France that day. 277 more words via 75th Anniversary of D-Day and a FREE Record … Continue reading

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12 Images of D-Day From The Artists Who Were There — Through the Shattered Lens

Today is the 75th anniversary of D-Day. On this day, in 1944, the Allied forces landed at the beaches of Normandy and, against overwhelming odds, began the liberation of Nazi-occupied France and later all of Western Europe. At least 4,400 … Continue reading

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My Grandfather’s Emotional Return to the D-Day Beaches – FindMyPast

I saw this on FindMyPast a few minutes ago and decided it was a great way to honor D-Day – My Grandfather’s Emotional Return to the D-Day Beaches: https://blog.findmypast.com/a-dday-veterans-return-to-normandy-2638712712.html. Note: Alex Cox is the person who usually posts the FindMyPast … Continue reading

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Remembering Pilot Officer Thompson — Inked In

This Wednesday, June 6th, marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy. For many of us, the battle brings back the horrific images from the opening scenes of the movie Saving Private Ryan. As horrific as they … Continue reading

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Classified British Life-savers in D-Day Landings — Pacific Paratrooper

Originally posted on Tribute to Veterans: Acme 470 clicker used during 1944 D-Day landings as a means of communicating with allied troopsPhoto – Evening Standard In approaching the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, perhaps there is still history, unbeknownst to many, … Continue reading

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D-Day 360 Rebroadcast on PBS 02 June (9 – 10 PM US ET)

If you  missed the PBS broadcast of D-Day 360 last night, they are showing it again on Monday, June 2nd, 9 – 10 PM (US Eastern Time). Read more about it here. You can pre-order a copy through a link … Continue reading

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