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D-day

A US WWII veteran stands in front of US flags during a US-German D-Day commemoration ceremony in honour of airborne soldiers on June 5, 2014 in Picauville, northern France. The D-Day ceremonies on June 6 this year mark the 70th anniversary since the launch of the vast military operation by Allied forces in Normandy, which turned the tide of World War II, eventually leading to the liberation of occupied France and the end of the war against Nazi Germany. (AFP PHOTO / JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD)

Metro Detroit Veterans Share Their D-Day Memories

A handful of World War II veterans commemorated the 70th anniversary in Dearborn at a screening of “D-Day” in 3D.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2014

A US WWII veteran stands in front of US flags during a US-German D-Day commemoration ceremony in honour of airborne soldiers on June 5, 2014 in Picauville, northern France. The D-Day ceremonies on June 6 this year mark the 70th anniversary since the launch of the vast military operation by Allied forces in Normandy, which turned the tide of World War II, eventually leading to the liberation of occupied France and the end of the war against Nazi Germany. (AFP PHOTO / JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD)

Delta Gate Agent Sings The National Anthem To WWII Vets Boarding Flight For D-Day Anniversary

Tears of joy were shed at Detroit Metro Airport on Monday, June 2 as Anna Mari Barile, a Delta Airlines employee sang The Star-Spangled Banner on the public address system.

06/05/2014

American cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, western France. (Photo credit: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Non-Commemoration Of D-Day Is Inexcusable

Wednesday of this week was a meaningful and historic day for Americans, and President Barack Obama was too busy campaigning and raising reelection funds to properly commemorate the day. Beyond being wrong, it is inexcusable. […]

06/07/2012