Second World War

PICS: Last D-Day Veterans Mark Operation Overlord Anniversary in Normandy

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) – When D-Day veterans set foot on the Normandy beaches and other World War II sites, they express a mix of joy and sadness. Joy at seeing the gratitude and friendliness of the French toward those who landed on June 6, 1944. Sadness as they think of their fallen comrades and of another battle now being waged in Europe: the war in Ukraine.