American veteran gets fast tracked passport so he can get to Normandy for D-Day

A World War II veteran almost missed getting to Normandy to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day because he couldn’t prove he was American. Sherwin Callander, 94, needed the help of immigration officers after his passport application was … [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...]

News in Brief

News in Brief

American Veteran Dies on Eve of D-Day Trip An American veteran who was among the first wave of soldiers to land on Omaha beach on D-Day has died at the age of 90, just a couple of weeks before the 69th anniversary of the landings, it has … [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...]