D-Day Blogs

"Return To D-Day" Special Airs July 5
Return To D-Day: H HourThose attending the 70th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy on Friday will be on hallowed ground, surrounded by the headstones of those who, unfortunately, did not return.
Return To D-Day: The SaluteAs we walked down toward Omaha beach, there weren't many words. Just ahead, the cold, imposing body of water looks no different than it did 70 years ago, our men tell me.
Return To D-Day: Gut Wrenching BeautyI have been here three times now. I still cannot walk into the American Cemetery in Colleville Sur Mer without my eyes watering. It is stunning, sobering, moving.
Return To D-Day: "The War Is Over"
Return To D-Day: The Monuments MenEverywhere we go, every person our D-Day heroes have spoken to, the words “thank you” are ever-present. If you’ve never been here, it’s hard to understand the sincere gratitude that exists in this part of the world.
Return To D-Day: From Fair Fight To AtrocityIt was a short winding ride through the north side of Bastogne, to reach the former home of the 101st Airborne today. The Battle of the Bulge base of operations for the screaming eagles, and housing, that now stands frozen in time.
Return To D-Day: And So It BeginsWe’re eight hours from landing in France. We’re a lifetime from the war we’re going to remember. But looking at their faces as I walk the aisle of the airplane, I know it will all soon come back.
Return To D-Day: The LetterDuring the ceremony on June 6 at Pointe du Hoc, Major Earl Tweed was approached by a man in a blue jacket who only spoke French, but wore an American flag tie.
Return To D-Day: The Longest DayAt 0630, the sun was shining brightly, first time this week. Almost an omen, to say our men deserved a glorious day, to remember, reflect, and to celebrate themselves, and the lives lost.
Return To D-Day: NormandyToday we traveled from Caen, to Sainte-Mere-Eglise, home to the museum for the United States Airborne troops from WW2.
Return To D-Day: Utah Beach & TearsWhen you write, and share stories for a passion, and a living, a day like today here in Normandy, is one you dream of. But that dream-like day, comes with an emotional price, no matter if you’re an observer, or the writer.
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