World War II

President Barack Obama joins World War II veterans to deliver an address during a ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery on the 70th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, 2014 in Colleville-Sur-Mer, France. (credit: Antoine Antoniol/Getty Images)

Obama Marks D-Day’s 70th Anniversary

President 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.

06/06/2014

Navy man Robert Jagers points to the memorial in honor of his fellow LST men who were lost in battle. (credit: Doug Dunbar/CBS 11 News)

Return To D-Day: H Hour

Those 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.

06/05/2014

The Blue Ridge Mountains can be seen behind a sculpture titled 'Final Tribute' at the National D-Day Memorial, Bedford, Virginia. The memorial was dedicated in 2001 honoring American GIs who participated in the invasion of France at Normandy on June 6, 1944, during World War II. Bedford, Virginia was chosen for the memorial site because the town lost 19 of its men that day, all were members of Company A, 29th Infantry Division. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

D-Day Artifacts Up For Auction

A flag from one of the Allied ships that delivered troops to the Normandy beaches is among the hundreds of D-Day artifacts being auctioned in New York City on Thursday.

06/05/2014

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WW II Liberty Jump Team Prepares To Parachute Again

Nearly 70 years after the D-Day invasion, there is a new set of men parachuting over France. The Liberty Jump Team will honor our North Texas D-Day vets and the team prepared for the big moment right here in North Texas.

06/04/2014

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D-Day, A Promise To Return & The Daughters Of WWII

There are three days until the 70th anniversary of D-Day. CBS 11’s Doug Dunbar is in France documenting the return of a group of North Texas WWII veterans. Right now, Doug takes a closer look at the organization that got veterans there.

06/04/2014

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Looking Back At CBS 11 Return To D-Day Coverage

This Friday, the world will commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy, France. CBS 11’s Doug Dunbar is there with a group of north Texas D-Day heroes to document their emotional return to Omaha Beach. French students mobbed Rowlett resident Ormand Knowles — asking for his autograph when they learned he is a D-Day vet. To give us an idea of what this week will be like for veterans, we need only look back to our Return to D-Day, one year ago.

06/04/2014

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Final Preparations – Return To D-Day 2014

Final preparations are being made for the D-Day anniversary and Doug Dunbar is with veterans.

06/04/2014

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CBS Returns to Normandy for D-Day – 2014

CBS 11’s Doug Dunbar will travel with World War II veterans for the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

06/04/2014

American Cemetery in Normandy -- 9,387 American D-Day heroes buried here. Stunning. Sobering. Moving. (credit: Doug Dunbar/CBS 11 News)

Return To D-Day: Gut Wrenching Beauty

I 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.

06/03/2014

Ormand Knowles (with his wife) honors one of the Wereth 11 (Credit: Doug Dunbar/CBS 11).

Return To D-Day: From Fair Fight To Atrocity

It 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.

05/31/2014

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Return To D-Day: And So It Begins

We’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.

05/30/2014

Stevenson Men Before the War

Remembering The Stevenson Men Of Frost

WW2 arrived in the little town of Frost just as it arrived everywhere else in America, and the Stevenson men did their part to defend our nation.

05/26/2014

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