D-Day 75: Nations Honor Veterans, Memory of Fallen Troops

At dawn, hundreds of people, civilians and military alike gathered at the water's edge, remembering the troops who stormed the fortified Normandy beaches to help turn the tide of the war.

  • Published 6 June 2019

OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — With the silence of remembrance and respect, nations honored the memory of the fallen and the singular bravery of all Allied troops who sloshed through bloodied water to the landing beaches of Normandy, a tribute of thanks 75 years after the D-Day assault that doomed the Nazi occupation of France and portended the fall of Hitler's Third Reich. French President Emmanuel Macron and President Donald Trump praised the soldiers, sailors… Read at AP News