Visit of Queen to Normandy for D-Day described as special

Normandy Regional Council Launches D-Day UNESCO Bid

The visit of Queen Elizabeth II to Normandy this week for the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings is special because she stands for so much in the relationship between Britain and France, it is claimed. According to Sir Peter … [Read more...]

Live coverage of 70th D-Day events in Normandy under threat

Normandy Offshore Wind Farm Meeting in Arromanches Tonight in English

D-Day veterans who cannot make it to Normandy this week for the 70th anniversary of the beach landings could be deprived from watching the ceremonies live on television it is claimed. A decision by French President Francois Hollande to … [Read more...]

Prototype drawings for Normandy’s famous Mulberry harbour to be sold at auction

The original pencil drawings for the prototypes of the temporary Mulberry harbours, one of which can still be seen on the beaches of Normandy today, are to be sold at auction. The secret drawings by Welsh engineer Hugh Iorys Hughes will … [Read more...]

First Spring Tides Set to Attract Thousands to Normandy Beaches

Normandy Offshore Wind Farm Meeting in Arromanches Tonight in English

Thousands of people are expected on the beaches of Normandy this weekend as the first of this year’s Spring tides make perfect conditions for shellfish gathering known as pêche à pied. For a third year running a special environmental … [Read more...]

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...]