News in Brief: New Prefect, Tank Museum, Road Works, Video Games

News in Brief: New Prefect, Tank Museum, Road Works, Video Games

New Prefect The new Prefect for the Manche council in Normandy will be Corinne Orzechowski, currently Prefect in the Mayenne. She replaces the outgoing Prefect Adolphe Colrat who has held the post since August 2011. Mrs Orzechowski, … [Read more...]

News in Brief: New Museum, English Debate, Fishing Fork, Deauville Films

News in Brief: New Museum, English Debate, Fishing Fork, Deauville Films

New WW2 Museum The first of a series of new museums connected with the Second World War in Normandy has opened. The Overlord Museum next to the American Cemetery a Colleville-sur-Mer has a collection of 10,000 pieces including 35 tanks and … [Read more...]

Former US President Ronald Reagan’s Son Visits Normandy D-Day Sites

Former US President Ronald Reagan’s Son Visits Normandy D-Day Sites

Michael Reagan, the son of former American President Ronald Reagan, has hit out at the Obama administration for appearing not to be doing much to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings. After a recent visit to Normandy where he … [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...]