This year's anniversary observances for the June 6, 1944 D-Day landings in Normandy will be one of the loneliest remembrances ever. The coronavirus pandemic is keeping almost everyone away.
By Raf Casert, Associated Press
In our news wrap Thursday, a Russian mobile operator is teaming up with China’s Huawei to develop 5G networks in Russia. The deal was signed Thursday in Moscow, as Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Russian President Vladimir Putin, and comes…
Seventy-five years ago, tens of thousands of American, European and Canadian soldiers waded ashore France’s foggy northern coast to achieve a pivotal victory against Nazi Germany. In honor of the milestone D-Day anniversary, President Trump and other leaders convened at…
By Malcolm Brabant
President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron enjoy putting on a show of exaggerated handshakes, warm kisses and taps on the back, but they disagree on key issues, including climate change, Iran and world trade.
By Sylvie Corbet, Associated Press
By Raf Casert, John Leicester, Associated Press
With the silence of remembrance and respect, nations honored the memory of the fallen and the singular bravery of all Allied troops who sloshed through bloodied water to the landing beaches of Normandy, a tribute of thanks 75 years after…
In Portsmouth, England, President Trump joined other world leaders to mark the anniversary of D-Day. Before he left London, Trump also sat down with British journalist Piers Morgan for a wide-ranging interview that touched on his failure to serve in…
By Malcolm Brabant
In 1944, thousands of Allied soldiers landed on five different beaches in Normandy. The operation set the stage for liberation of German-occupied France during World War II. For those who participated in the critical mission, the challenges they faced and…
By Gretchen Frazee
The Friends of the National World War II Memorial is holding a ceremony and candlelight vigil to honor the nearly 9,000 Americans who died during the invasion of Nazi-occupied France.
By Danica Kirka, John Leicester, Jill Lawless, Associated Press
The Royal British Legion brought about 300 veterans, aged 91 to 101, to the ceremonies in Portsmouth, where many of the troops embarked for Normandy on June 5, 1944.
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