Jersey follows Normandy in marking liberation day

As people in Normandy took a day off work today to celebrate the liberation of Europe from Nazi control, close neighbours in Jersey were also preparing to mark the occasion. Jersey and neighbouring Channel Islands were the only part of … [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...]

Countdown Begins to 2014 International D-Day Ceremony on Sword Beach

Countdown Begins to 2014 International D-Day Ceremony on Sword Beach

As events commemorating the 65th anniversary of D-Day come to an end this weekend the countdown to next year’s ceremonies in Normandy have already began. A giant clock counting down to 06 June 2014, the 70th anniversary of the … [Read more...]

Atlantic Wall Bunker in Normandy Returned to its Original State

Atlantic Wall Bunker in Normandy Returned to its Original State

During the Second World War in Normandy and especially in the run up to D-Day the German fortifications that made up the Atlantic Wall were camouflaged with paintings to make them look like ordinary buildings. These concrete … [Read more...]

New 3D Film on D-Day Being Made in Normandy

New 3D Film on D-Day Being Made in Normandy

A new documentary film is being made about the D-Day landings in Normandy which will be given its first showing during the 70th anniversary next year. The 40 minute film, Overlord Normandy 1944, is currently being filmed on location at … [Read more...]