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Hobart’s Funnies

Hobart’s Funnies were the specialized tanks of D-Day that changed the future of amphibious warfare.

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Invasion stripes at Normandy

Secretive painting of Allied Forces aircraft helped distinguish friend from foe during the Normandy invasion.

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The daring dogs of D-Day

The Parachuting Dogs of World War II served in combat on D-Day sniffing out the enemy and finding mines.

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Preface to the Normandy Landings on D-Day

To understand D-Day, it’s important to understand the events leading up to the invasion of Normandy.

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Daks will be back in Normandy for the 80th

Airplane demos and re-created flights are some of the highlights of the 80th anniversary of D-Day this year in Normandy.

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Mont Saint-Michel’s D-Day Connection

Mont Saint-Michel is best known for it’s beautiful tidal island location, but this abbey village saw the retreat of exhausted German soldiers following the Allied D-Day invasion of Normandy.

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A kid’s guide to Normandy

Read on for military kid writer Kipp Gleason’s advice on what to see and do in Normandy

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Saving Veteran Voices 

High school student interested in Veteran stories creates a YouTube channel whose videos garner tens of thousands of views.

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Books and Movies inspired by D-Day

These top five books and movies will both entertain and boost your knowledge about D-Day as the 80th anniversary approaches.

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American cemeteries in Europe

The American Cemetery in Normandy is one of many cemeteries honoring our military dead in Europe.

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5 highlights of Normandy

From D-Day memorials to medieval sites, here are the 5 places you must see when visiting Normandy.

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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.

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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.

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Visiting WW II foxholes with children

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

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