British Veterans Advised They Will Need Accreditation for D-Day Events

D-Day events

Second World War veterans from the UK who are planning to attend commemorations to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy this June are being asked to contact the Royal British Legion to make sure they can gain entry to … [Read more...]

Buckingham Palace Confirms Queen’s visit to Normandy in June

Sword Beach visit for The Queen in June

It has been officially confirmed that The Queen will be attending the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy this summer. Although it has been reported that Britain’s monarch was expected to attend it is only now that … [Read more...]

International Diving Team to Explore Normandy D-Day Wrecks

International Diving Team to Explore Normandy D-Day Wrecks

Technology first developed to locate the wreck of the Titanic is to be used in Normandy by divers seeking to locate boats, tanks, planes and other artefacts lost under the sea during the D-Day landings. An international team is due to … [Read more...]

New Bell for Bayeux Catherdral will Mark D-Day Anniversary Next Year

New Bell for Bayeux Catherdral will Mark D-Day Anniversary Next Year

One of France’s few remaining bell foundries in the Normandy town of Villedieu-les-Poeles is to make a new bell for Bayeux Cathedral to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings. The Cornille-Havard bell foundry has cemented its … [Read more...]