Modern RAF pilots take photos of Normandy D-Day beaches

Modern day RAF pilots have emulated the work of their Second World War counterparts over the historic D-Day beaches of Normandy beaches. Two Tornados from 2 (Army Cooperation) Squadron used today’s technology to reproduce the images … [Read more...]

High security for 70th D-Day anniversary means road closures

The British Embassy in Paris has issued advice for people travelling to Normandy for the 70th anniversary of D-Day as extra security is in place due to the number of heads of states and royalty attending the events in coming days. It … [Read more...]

Brittany Ferries proud to transport veterans for D-Day 70th anniversary

Brittany ferries, which operates the main cross channel links between Normandy and the UK, says it is proud to be helping veterans arrive in France this week for the 70th anniversary of D-Day. Hundreds of veterans are booked aboard its … [Read more...]

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...]