Veterans Observe D-Day At World War II MemorialThe granddaughter of General Dwight D. Eisenhower thanked those who carried out the D-Day invasion, telling them during a 70th anniversary commemoration Friday at the nation's World War II Memorial that "the world would have been a very different place" had their campaign failed.
France's President Hollande Honors 6 WWII Vets, Including 2 From Md.Robert L. Sales landed at Normandy in the first wave of the D-Day offensive and fought his way across France before he was wounded and left partially blind. On Tuesday, French President Francois Hollande will make Sales a knight of the Legion of Honor, a ceremonial thank-you for helping liberate France from Nazi German occupation.
Eisenhower Memorial Group Makes D-Day Film On IkeOfficials working to build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington are launching a new short film online to mark the 69th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Europe during World War II.
Scholars Back Quotes At Future Eisenhower Memorial Three historians are recommending the use of passages from key speeches by President Dwight D. Eisenhower -- including his message to troops during the D-Day invasion -- to help represent the 34th president in a planned memorial in the nation's capital.