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Normandy: Administrative region of France
Normandy is the northwesternmost of the 18 regions of France, roughly referring to the historical Duchy of Normandy.


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Peter Hodge died from cancer in the Bristol Royal Infirmary on 23 December.
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French hunters take aim at director Besson for shielding deer

French film director Luc Besson was taken to court in the northern Normandy region on Monday for refusing to allow hunters onto his land to shoot deer.
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Reporter's Notebook: Commemorating D-Day

Margaret Brennan reflects on this week's commemorative events in Normandy for the 75th anniversary of D-Day.
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Gen. Eisenhower and the D-Day invasion

David Eisenhower, grandson of the general who commanded the greatest military operation of history's most terrible war, talks with David Martin about the legacy of D-Day, and of the decisions made and..
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A WWII-era veteran returns to the air

A World War II-era Douglas C-47 military transport plane dubbed "Miss Montana" had been parked in a museum for nearly two decades after a career transporting firefighters in Montana. Now, with its..
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Kremlin: preparations for Normandy summit on Ukraine have ground to a halt

The Kremlin said on Tuesday that preparations to organize a four-way summit aimed at finding a resolution to the conflict in eastern Ukraine had effectively ground to a halt.
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Fire blazes at French chemical plant, schools closed

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PARIS: An immense mass of black smoke is rising over Normandy as firefighters battle a blaze Thursday at a chemical plant, and authorities closed schools in 11 surrounding towns and asked residents to..
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U.S's oldest living WWII veteran celebrates his 110th birthday

This year marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion in Normandy that ultimately led to Germany's surrender. Today, about 500,000 American WWII veterans who served in Europe, the Pacific and..
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Kremlin: No date set for Normandy talks on Ukraine despite Macron meeting

The Kremlin said on Tuesday that no date had been set for Normandy format talks on the Ukraine crisis after Russian President Vladimir told his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron a day earlier he saw..
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Three French children die after wave hits boat in Channel

A family's motorboat trip turns tragic when a big wave tips them over near a Normandy beach.
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Resistance hero flies in Spitfire of D-Day pilot he rescued

Albert Souetaert was just 15 when he saved a Canadian pilot, after seeing him shot down in Normandy.
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99-year-old World War II veteran recalls Normandy experience

Steve Melnikoff, a 99-year-old World War II, shares his Normandy experience in the days following D-Day. - Published

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Beto O'Rourke unveils voting right plan; Honoring 'The First Wave' of Normandy invasion.
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Fallen heroes remembered on 75th anniversary of D-Day; D-Day veteran returns to Normandy for his final years.
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President. Trump, World leaders commemorate D-Day; Invasion veteran parachutes into Normandy
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Swastikas spray-painted across commemorative D-Day bench, say police

Lincolnshire site was used during Second World War for aircraft taking off for Normandy
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"Sunday Morning" Full Episode 6/9

This week's "Sunday Morning" hosted by Mo Rocca features Rocca's cover story on the "Lavender Scare," the federal government's decades-long policy of purging homosexual government employees. Plus: Chip..
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His grandfather's war: David Eisenhower on the general and D-Day

How Gen. Dwight Eisenhower, Supreme Allied Commander of the 1944 invasion of Normandy, made the decision that would help free the continent from Nazi occupation
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75th D-Day commemoration: Veterans, civilians, political leaders mark World War II operation in France's Normandy with appeals for world peace

Standing on the windswept beaches and bluffs of Normandy, a dwindling number of ageing veterans of D-Day, history's greatest air and sea invasion received the thanks and praise of a world transformed..
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D-Day veteran returns to Normandy for his final years

Hundreds of D-Day veterans traveled thosands of miles to Normandy to be there for the 75th anniversary of the historic attack. But the trip was much shorter for one American. Mark Phillips has his..
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Widow fights for husband's recognition as D-Day war hero

For years, a widow has been fighting for recognition of her late husband’s heroism during the D-Day invasion of Normandy. He was one of an estimated 1 million African Americans who served in World..
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Trump expresses "undying gratitude" to D-Day veterans

While marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day, President Trump honored the men who fought and died in Normandy. He also paid tribute to those who fought alongside Americans. Paula Reid reports.
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Fallen heroes remembered on 75th anniversary of D-Day

The D-Day invasion 75 years ago was the largest military operation by sea and air in history. Now, D-Day veterans are being honored for their heroism. Anthony Mason reports from Normandy.
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D-Day survivor moved by Trump tribute

When President Donald Trump singled out 98-year-old Ray Lambert in his Normandy speech at the 75th-anniversary commemoration of D-Day, the WWII survivor took it as a tribute for all the men who fought.. - Published

From loss to liberation: Germany’s evolving postwar attitude

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'Deeply regret not being able to deliver Brexit', Theresa May says a day ahead of stepping down as British PM

Theresa May conducted her final public tour as British Prime Minister on Thursday, ahead of her resignation on Friday, with a visit to Normandy in France to mark the 75th anniversary of the World War..
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'He can be a statesman': Trump's Normandy speech well-received by critics, Scarborough says, 'I hope he means it'

Trump received good reviews for a D-Day speech that fulfilled some of a president's most solemn duties: Honoring the dead, revering the survivors. - Published

Normandy ceremony honors D-Day heroes 75 years later

World leaders gathered in France to honor the Allied forces who landed on Normandy beaches 75 years ago. At least 170 aging veterans who took part in the operation in 1944 returned to reflect on the..
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D-Day veteran brings wife to Normandy to share memories

Vern Ollar, now 97, was 22 when he landed at Omaha Beach, the site of the worst American carnage of the Normandy landings
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Macron to Trump at D-day ceremony: fulfill the promise of Normandy

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Macron helps veteran to his feet, Trump gets a salute: Key moments from Trump's D-Day address in Normandy

In a sobering speech, Trump told the stories of American soldiers and other key figures who helped make the D-Day invasion at Normandy a success. - Published

Trump to D-Day vets: "Your example will never grow old"

President Trump spoke at a ceremony commemorating the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion in Normandy, honoring veterans who risked their lives for the freedom of the allied nations. Watch his full..
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How D-Day was experienced by the French

As world leaders gather in Normandy to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, we explore how "The Longest Day" was experienced by the French and how its legacy lives on today. Seventy-five years..
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WWII historian on the significance of D-Day invasion: "Everything was at stake"

Robert Citino, the senior historian at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans joins "CBS This Morning" co-host Anthony Mason in Normandy to discuss why the stakes were so high back on June 6,..
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Trump and Macron will meet following D-Day 75th anniversary ceremony

Thursday's somber ceremony in Normandy commemorating D-Day will be followed by political meetings between two allies that don't always see eye-to-eye. President Trump and French president Emmanuel..
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D-Day Anniversary: This may be "the last time living history can return"

Thursday morning's speeches in Normandy commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day highlighted the sacrifices of the troops who took part in the invasion. CBS News correspondent Mark Phillips has..
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Eye Opener: The world remembers D-Day

Seventy-five years after the D-Day invasion, veterans and world leaders in Normandy, France remember the battle that helped lead to victory in World War II. Also, President Trump says the U.S. and..
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Trump says U.S. and Mexico making progress but "not nearly enough" to prevent tariffs

As he traveled to Normandy Thursday morning, President Trump blamed Democrats and Mexico for the growing number of illegal migrants crossing the southern border. Last month, U.S. border agents made..
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World leaders and WWII veterans gather for D-Day anniversary

The first Allied troops who landed in Normandy on June 6,1944 eventually became a wave that drove German occupiers out of France and forced the surrender of Nazi Germany in May of 1945. But the success..
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D-Day veteran, 97, parachutes into Normandy again – 75 years later

Tom Rice, 97, parachuted into Normandy in 1944 during the original D-Day operation. In 2019, 75 years later, he recreated the jump alongside others. - Published

'Freedom's Altar': Donald Trump to address veterans on 75th D-Day anniversary

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Leaders salute 'raw courage' of D-Day veterans on Normandy's beaches

The leaders of France and Britain paid tribute to the sacrifice of D-Day veterans on Thursday, the 75th anniversary of the largest ever seaborne invasion that opened the way for western Europe's..
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'Once again, thank you': World pays tribute to D-Day soldiers

As world leaders gather in Normandy for the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings that paved the way for Allied victory in World War II, we bring you the reactions from the French and international..
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'We changed the world': Now in their 90s, WWII veterans gather in Normandy for D-Day anniversary

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Leaders and veterans recall sacrifice of D-Day on Normandy's beaches

A lone piper playing atop the remnants of an artificial harbour on the Normandy coast on Thursday marked the hour the first British soldier landed in France 75 years ago on D-Day, the allied invasion..
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D-Day: France's Kieffer Commando

On June 6, 1944, a total of 177 French soldiers landed on the beaches of Normandy. The small group would later come to be known as the Kieffer Commando, after their leader, Captain Philippe Kieffer.
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