Latest "normandy" stories
This WWII bunker used a fake air vent to return grenade to sender
It's a nasty surprise for any enemy tossing a grenade.
By Sarah Sicard
Normandy commemorates D-Day with small crowds, but big heart
Several ceremonies were being held Sunday to commemorate the 77th anniversary of the decisive assault that led to the liberation of France and western Europe from Nazi control.
How one organization is working to correct cases of Jewish WWII soldiers mistakenly buried under Latin Cross headstones
“It is very important for us for a soldier who lived and died as an American be acknowledged for posterity as an American. It is also equally important for us that a soldier who lived and died as a Jew, be recognized as a Jew.”
By Dylan Gresik
US warship boards small boat and seizes Iranian anti-tank guided missiles among other advanced weaponry
Weapons and sensitive tech captured during the ship boarding included 150 Dehlavieh anti-tank guided missiles, three Iranian surface-to-air missiles, Iranian thermal scopes, and Iranian parts for unmanned systems, among other advanced parts.
By Shawn Snow
Last D-Day Pathfinder pilot flies C-47 aircraft this weekend
Hamilton is going to fly the plane just as WWII paratrooper re-enactors plan to stage an airdrop over Frederick, Oklahoma. The event is part of a celebration planned for Hamilton by the WWII Airborne Demonstration Team and will depart from World War II-era Frederick Army Air Field from an original wooden hanger.
By Kristine Froeba