D-Day, 1944; More than 4,000 died but by late August northern France had been liberated

D-Day, 1944; More than 4,000 died but by late August northern France had been liberated

by WorldTribune Staff, June 6, 2021 The Battle of Normandy, also known as D-Day, began on June 6, 1944 and lasted to August 1944. It resulted in the Allied liberation of Western Europe from Nazi Germany’s control. Codenamed Operation Overlord, the battle included some 156,000 American, British and Canadian forces who landed on five beaches […]

Dangerous, deadly, daring: Remembering the day when young Americans put it all on the line

Dangerous, deadly, daring: Remembering the day when young Americans put it all on the line

Special to WorldTribune.com By Dennis Jamison, Fairfax Free Citizen, June 6, 2017 Today is the day that many around the world remember as D-Day, and many Americans will not easily forget those who lost their lives on the beaches of Normandy on that day. Those of the “greatest generation” who served their country in the […]