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ERNIE PYLE: The horrible waste of war

ERNIE PYLE: The horrible waste of war

NORMANDY BEACHHEAD, June 16, 1944 | I took a walk along the historic coast of Normandy in the country of France.

June 06, 2014 12:00 am
ERNIE PYLE: A long thin line of personal anguish

ERNIE PYLE: A long thin line of personal anguish

NORMANDY BEACHHEAD, June 17, 1944 | In the preceding column we told about the D-day wreckage among our machines of war that were expended in taking one of the Normandy beaches.

June 06, 2014 12:00 am
D-Day Landings

D-Day Landings

D-Day Landings (1944). A Day that Shook the World. On June 6 1944, Allied troops begin their invasion of Europe with the D-Day landings in Normandy. It was the start of the final phase of WW2.A Day That Shook The World is the classic series that recalls the days of the 20th century that prov…

June 06, 2014 12:00 am
D-Day Beach Landing

D-Day Beach Landing

D-Day Beach Landing (1944). This footage is of British troops jumping out of their landing craft and wading to the Normandy beach. A poignant moment is at 0.29 seconds where a man can be seen with a wedding ring on patting the back of his comrade.You can subscribe to British Pathe's YouTube …

June 06, 2014 12:00 am
D-Day Plus Invasion Scenes

D-Day Plus Invasion Scenes

Various good shots of Spitfire aeroplanes taking off from airfield. C/U boot washed up on beach. L/S bombed house. C/U soldier loading his gun. M/S as locals greet the soldiers. C/U children looking out of window at camera. Various shots of American soldiers playing poker dice. L/S soldiers …

June 05, 2014 4:42 pm
D-Day Greatest Combined Operation In World's History

D-Day Greatest Combined Operation In World's History

Title reads: "D-day - Greatest Combined Operation in World's History".Aerial shots of bombers over Northern France prior to the landings. They bomb coastline, "in softening of the German defences". Rockets are used to bombard Normandy emplacements, and fighter aircraft shoot grounded aircraf…

June 05, 2014 4:36 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: On D-Day's anniversary, I want to 'earn this'

GUEST COMMENTARY: On D-Day's anniversary, I want to 'earn this'

While cleaning my room a while back, I came across my journal. I’d like to share an entry dated June 6, 2012:

June 06, 2013 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Costly studies abroad leave you enriched

YOUNG VOICES: Costly studies abroad leave you enriched

This past spring, I was studying abroad. For four months, I called Cannes, France, home. It was the best decision I've made.

October 01, 2012 12:00 am
A Benton Harbor company adds Brie en Croute to its list of French-style cheeses

A Benton Harbor company adds Brie en Croute to its list of French-style cheeses

Far from his home in Normandy, Francois Capt, a fourth generation cheese maker, continues the traditions handed down to him from his family. Capt, whose father, grandfather and great-grandfather specialized in making Comté, a French cheese first made in the 1100s, brought the skills of craft…

March 12, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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