American veteran gets fast tracked passport so he can get to Normandy for D-Day

A World War II veteran almost missed getting to Normandy to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day because he couldn’t prove he was American. Sherwin Callander, 94, needed the help of immigration officers after his passport application was … [Read more...]

Normandy is More Than Just Greenfields and Fishing Ports

Normandy is More Than Just Greenfields and Fishing Ports

Visitors to Normandy this summer are being encouraged to think of the region as a place where you can experience a mini world tour and not just as green countryside and fishing ports. The marketing department of the Normandy Tourism … [Read more...]

American Veterans Begin Arriving in Normandy for D-Day Events

American Veterans Begin Arriving in Normandy for D-Day Events

American veterans, their families and friends have begun arriving in Normandy for the 69th anniversary of the D-Day Landings. But many will not being there this year, not because they are too infirm or frail, but because they lack the … [Read more...]

American Veteran Returns to Normandy to Receive French Legion of Honour

American Normady veteran receives legion of honour

An American veteran who was one of the famous B-26 bomber group that supported Allied forces on D-Day and afterwards has been awarded the French Legion of Honour. Lieutenant Richard Conner, 89, returned to Utah beach for the first time … [Read more...]