Beaches, battles and D-Day beer: A visit to Normandy 70 years after liberation
On the 70th anniversary of the greatest naval invasion in history, France’s famous coast (and a throng of visitors) commemorates the pivotal event of World War II.
NORMANDY, FRANCE – Just behind the obelisk-shaped monument dedicated to the fallen soldiers at Utah Beach, a man stoops to apply a fresh coat of paint to a roped-off wall. It is one of the many subtle signs of the preparations being made for the 70th anniversary of D-Day. For the bucolic villages along the coast, June 6 also marks their liberation after four years of German...
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