5 European war memorials to visit

Here are five worthwhile war memorials for those who can’t make it to Normandy for the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

Renting a camper for a European road trip

  Why renting a camper for a European road is is both doable, fun and a budget-saver.

Visiting WW II foxholes with children

Bastogne is a picturesque European town perched on the edge of the Ardennes Forest of Belgium.

Off the beaten path: following a WWII veteran’s footsteps in Leipzig

When my husband first received his orders to Ramstein Air Base, Germany, we knew we had to follow his grandfather’s footsteps and his map from the 186th across Europe.

Visiting Omaha Beach with children

D-Day sites like Omaha Beach are not only educational for kids, but also fun and can lead to incredible family experiences.

Boost your D-Day knowledge on board the HMS Belfast

The HMS Belfast rests at anchor in London and played an important role during the D-Day landings.

Have you ever... A poem by a World War Two sailor

Editor’s Note: Cindy Pearson Gates sent this to Stars and Stripes. Here’s what she had to say: “Hello, my father, now passed, was a Boatswain's Mate on an LST in the Battle of Biak. When he was 19, he wrote a poem after the battle that is poignant and raw and honest.

Bernard Sandler’s dog tag

Tracking Bernard Sandler, a soldier in the U.S. Army who participated in D-Day, with his dog tags found on a British beach.

Visiting Utah and Omaha Beaches

What to see, where to go and how to spend your time visiting the D-Day sites at Utah and Omaha Beach, Normandy.

Visiting the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial

Here are visitation details and the historical background of the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial.

The Girl Who Wore Freedom

The story of a small girl whose French family were liberated on D-Day has been made into a documentary.