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U.S. soldiers, including Jake McNiece, right, assigned to the 101st Airborne Division apply war paint to each other's face in England on June 5, 1944, in preparation for the invasion of Normandy, France, the next day. U.S. ARMY PHOTO

D-Day codewords ended up in British newspaper puzzles a month before operation

In the month leading up to the allied invasion of Normandy in World War II, a collection of very particular words started appearing in the...

Countdown to Summer: 5 highlights of Normandy

Perhaps best known as the site of a pivotal World War II mission, Normandy is a beautiful and charming region of France. Here's what you need to see...
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Bastogne memorial march and NUTS weekend

On a cold and wintry day in December 1944, Adolf Hitler launched what was to be one of his last major counteroffensives of World War II.

Utah Beach Higgins boat outside the Utah Beach Museum.  © Trista Gleeson

A kid's staff ride in Normandy

Going to Normandy? Don't go on a vacation; take your kids on a staff ride!
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