UK veteran who slipped away from a nursing home to attend D-Day services dies

This is a June 7, 2014 file photo of Bernard Jordan, the war veteran found in Normandy after being reported missing from his care home. A British nursing home said an ex-naval officer who gained attention after vanishing from his care facility and taking an impromptu bus ride to France to attend D-Day […]

Veterans Honor D-Day’s Fallen, 70 Years On

Associated Press via The Blaze 6/6/2014

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — Men who stormed Normandy’s shore 70 years ago paid tribute Friday to comrades killed in the D-Day landings in Nazi-occupied France 70 years ago in a sunrise ceremony that started a day of international commemorations of history’s biggest amphibious invasion.

As the sun rose Friday […]