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WW2 War Graves Found Smashed on D-Day 75th Anniversary

Police are investigating and appealing for information after a number of graves, the majority of which were military graves, were found desecrated as allied nations commemorated the bravery and loss of life on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. 

A picture shows graves at the Commonwealth Bayeux War Cemetery in Bayeux, Normandy, north-western France, on June 5, 2019, as part of D-Day commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of the World War II Allied landings in Normandy. (Photo by Ludovic MARIN / AFP) (Photo credit should read LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Patriots’ Joe Cardona Promoted to Lieutenant on D-Day Anniversary

D-Day will always be a day when we look to the past, to honor and remember those who sacrificed so much at the outset of the liberation of Europe. However, the 75th anniversary of D-Day turned out to be an extra special day for a current member of our military who also happens to be an NFL football player.

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John Kasich Uses D-Day to Attack Trump’s Border Policy: ‘War on Children’

Appearing Wednesday on CNN Tonight with Don Lemon, former Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) invoked the 75th anniversary of World War II’s Normandy invasion to attack the Trump administrations’ family separation policy, describing it as a “war on children” and “not in the spirit of what we did on D-Day.”

NEW YORK - MARCH 30: GOP Presidential Candidate John Kasich (right) poses with two children at Gino's Pizzeria and Restaurant on March 30, 2016 in the Queens borough of New York City. Kasich is one of three remaining GOP Presidential Candidates fighting for New York's 95 Republican delegates in the …

D-Day in Photos: ‘The Free Men of the World Are Marching Together to Victory’

On Tuesday, June 6, 1944, over 160,000 brave men crossed the choppy waters of the English Channel to land in enemy-occupied France for the long-awaited liberation of “Fortress Europe.” The following photo essay is offered in their honor and in honor of the men and women of our Greatest Generation.

American assault troops in a landing craft huddle behind the shield 06 June 1944 approaching Utah Beach while Allied forces are storming the Normandy beaches on D-Day. D-Day, 06 June 1944 is still one of the world's most gut-wrenching and consequential battles, as the Allied landing in Normandy led to …

Pictures: Sun Dawns on Omaha Beach as World Marks 75 Years Since D-Day

OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — The five beaches are silent at dawn but forever haunted. As the sun rose Thursday over the Normandy coastline where thousands of men bled and died 75 years ago, a fast-diminishing number of World War II veterans remembered D-Day and hoped the world never forgets the sacrifices made to dismantle Nazi tyranny.

World War II reenactors stand looking out to sea on Omaha Beach, in Normandy, France, at dawn on Thursday, June 6, 2019 during commemorations of the 75th anniversary of D-Day. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

PHOTOS: World War II Memorial Rings with Names of 9,000 Fallen Heroes on D-Day

The resplendent World War II Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, DC, was filled with the voices of volunteers, lawmakers, and everyday Americans who spent hours reading each of the 9,000 names of those who died during Operation Overlord at Normandy Beach in France on June 6, 1944, and in the following days.

PHOTOS: World War II Memorial Rings with Names of 9,000 Fallen D-Day Heroes

Flashback: American Soldiers in ‘High Spirits’ Ahead of D-Day Landings

ABOARD AN INVASION SHIP (AP) – This story was first published on June 5, 1944, hours before AP journalist Don Whitehead, who became known by his colleagues as “Beachhead Don” landed on Omaha Beach in Normandy on D-Day with the 1st Infantry Division. The AP is republishing Whitehead’s original report to mark the 75th anniversary of the assault that began the liberation of France and Europe from German occupation, leading to the end of World War II.

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