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Administrative region of France

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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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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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Videos for Normandy

Winter is coming to France as 'Game of Thrones' tapestry unveiled in Normandy [Video]Winter is coming to France as 'Game of Thrones' tapestry unveiled in Normandy

An exhibition featuring a tapestry inspired by the hit television series "Game of Thrones" opened in France's Normandy region on Friday, paying tribute to its medieval ancestor. Rough cut (no reporter..

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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.  
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6/5/19: Red and Blue

Beto O'Rourke unveils voting right plan; Honoring 'The First Wave' of Normandy invasion.
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6/6: CBS Evening News

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

Donald Trump honors a tradition as he pays tribute to the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the Normandy landings that changed the course of World War II.
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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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'We changed the world': Now in their 90s, WWII veterans gather in Normandy for D-Day anniversary

President Trump and other global leaders will commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day and honor soldiers who changed the course of World War II.
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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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Remembering D-Day on the 75th anniversary of historic invasion

On June 6, 1944, Allied forces stormed the beaches in Normandy, France, with the goal of defeating Nazi Germany. Alex Kershaw is a historian and author of "The First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led..
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D-Day anniversary: Watch archival video of the iconic invasion in Normandy

"On June 6, 1944, Allied forces stormed the beaches in Normandy, France, with the goal of defeating Nazi Germany. This is one of a series of newsreel clips, which captured the iconic day live as it..
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European allies made the D-Day landing at Normandy possible. 75 years later, Trump questions those bonds

Donald Trump will follow his predecessors in marking D-Day at Normandy, France, but he may be far less effusive about partnerships with European allies.
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97-year-old veteran parachutes back to Normandy

Through the years, many D-Day veterans have returned to Normandy. But few have do so as dramatically as former paratrooper Tom Rice. Mark Phillips has his story.
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97-year-old veteran Paratrooper skydives for D-Day 75th anniversary

Parachutists are jumping over Normandy again, just as soldiers did 75 years ago for D-Day but this time is a lot more peaceful.
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D-Day anniversary: CBS Radio reporters helped "bring the war home"

When the D-Day invasion of Normandy got underway, radio reporters with CBS News were ready. Michael Freedman, former general manager of CBS Radio Network News said correspondents were given full access..
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On Normandy's beaches, leaders and veterans recall sacrifice of D-Day

Western leaders and ageing veterans gather on the shores of France on Thursday in a second day of events marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied amphibious assault that opened the way for..
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British veterans parachute over Normandy 75 years after making D-Day jump

Two British war veterans in their mid-nineties parachuted over the fields of Normandy, northern France, on Wednesday, 75 years after they jumped behind German defences on D-Day in an operation that..
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Macron pays D-Day tribute to Resistance victims of Caen prison massacre

President Emmanuel Macron paid tribute on Wednesday to 71 French Resistance fighters shot dead by the Gestapo on the day Allied forces landed in Normandy but whose bodies were never recovered, as he..
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"Keep the peace": the appeal of a German veteran on eve of D-Day

German veteran Paul Golz remembers the first Allied soldier he encountered shortly after the Normandy beach landings 75 years ago. The paratrooper was thirsty, scared - and ready to surrender.
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What is D-Day? Remembering the storied 1944 invasion of Normandy

The largest seaborne invasion in history set the stage of liberating Europe from Nazi rule
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Trump reads prayer from FDR on D-Day anniversary

President Trump marked the D-Day anniversary by reading an excerpt from a prayer President Franklin Delano Roosevelt delivered to the nation by radio on the evening of June 6, 1944, in which he spoke..
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CBS Reports (1964): "D-Day Plus 20 Years - Eisenhower Returns to Normandy"

The Allied invasion of Nazi-controlled France on June 6, 1944 was the largest military invasion in history, involving nearly 160,000 service members arriving by ship and air at Normandy. Its success..
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Veterans watch US Rangers scale Normandy cliffs

American veterans watched US rangers re-enact an event from World War II during which Allied forces scaled cliffs above a Normandy beach to silence Nazi guns. The event was part of commemorations for..
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