D-Day Flag From U.S. Boat Sells For $514,000 At AuctionThe U.S. flag flown on the stern of the boat that led the first American troops onto Utah Beach on D-Day was sold for $514,000 at an auction in Texas on Sunday. The pre-sale estimate for the flag was $100,000.
Marinelli's Normandy Stories Inspire CowboysCowboys defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli recently vacationed in Normandy, and he has used that experience to help inspire his team during training camp in Oxnard.
Texas WWII Vet Gets Back Duffel Bag Lost On Normandy BeachIt’s been 70 years since then Staff Sergeant Waymon Blundell jumped onto the beach at Normandy. But, the World War II vet still draws a crowd with his stories… and that’s exactly what he was doing today.
Man's D-Day Reunion 70 Years In The MakingOne man's return to D-Day meant a surprise meeting... that was 70 years in the making. Right now, Doug takes a closer look at his story.
A 10- Day Journey For North Texas D-Day HeroesA group of North Texas D-Day heroes arrived home Monday afternoon at DFW Airport. The amazing men spent the last 10 days reliving a journey they took 70 years ago. During the CBS 11 News journey with them last week, there were smiles, tears, and moments were there were simply no words.
Obama Marks D-Day's 70th AnniversaryPresident Barack Obama arrived Friday on the shores of Normandy, where waves of U.S. forces came by air and sea to liberate Nazi-occupied France 70 years ago.
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: 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 NormandyOn November 17, CBS 11 News will present a half-hour special about a group of World War II veterans from North Texas, their war experiences and their trip back to Normandy.