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...]

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...]

100 Days Until 70th Landing Anniversary on Normandy Beaches

D-Day countdown clock

With 100 days to go until the 70th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy is marked, most of the planning for what will probably be the last major commemoration of its kind are now in place. World leaders including US President Barack Obama … [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...]

Serving British Army Officer Dies on D-Day Fundraising Run

Serving British Army Officer Dies on D-Day Fundraising Run

A serving British army officer has died in Normandy after suffering a heart attack while taking part in a fundraising event during the D-Day commemorations. The 45 year old lieutenant colonel in the Royal Army Medical Corp, who has not … [Read more...]