Tag Archives: Normandy France

D-Day June 6, 2018

Normandy Where it All Began It is hard to imagine but it has been eight years since my first trip to Normandy France for D-Day. Today represents the 74th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy. All told, I have been in Normandy three times and it never gets old. To be in the presence of greatness and at the …

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World War II Veterans to Return to Normandy

We are seeking, in conjunction with a local French organization, World War II Veterans who served in Normandy who would like to return to Normandy for the annual D-Day commemorations during the first week of June. In order to qualify, the Veteran must be able to provide proof of service in Normandy during World War II, which normally can be …

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Veteran Oral History Interview: WWII Veteran Brodie Hand

US Paratrooper – 82nd Airborne and POW Veteran oral history interview for WWII Veteran Brodie Hand is now available. Patrick Russell conducted this interview on November 5, 2016, in Charleston, South Carolina during the annual reunion for the Family and Friends of the 508 Parachute Infantry Regiment Association. Brodie Hand is an American Paratrooper from the 508 P.I.R. of the …

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