- n a former province of northwestern France on the English channel; divided into Haute-Normandie and Basse-Normandie
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- WWII vet was auto mechanic, courier
Frank Leroy Gilbert, 90, a World War II veteran who hit the beaches of Normandy the day after the initial landing and went on to a career as an auto mechanic and later a medical courier, died in his Perrysburg home Thursday.
June 24, 2013 - The Toledo Blade
- Letter: Don't forget D-Day
To the Editor: Of the daily print media, the local print media and the daily TV news media, only one of the print media sources had a column in memory about D-Day, the invasion of Normandy, France, June 6, 1944. To my knowledge, there was nothing in memory in the TV news media.
June 24, 2013 - Springfield Sun
- Iowa River continues to recede as volunteers remove sandbags from homes
IOWA CITY — Mosquitoes and gnats saturated the air as Ayoub Ahmed heaved sandbags from the side of a house onto the curb along Normandy Drive. Ahmed, 38, who moved from Sudan to Iowa City two years ago, said volunteering isn’t widely practiced in Sudan.
June 23, 2013 - The Gazette
- Nicolas Sarkozy in National Review Online (blog)
Britain and France will be true to those who died for them in the skies above London, in the Libyan desert, on the Normandy beaches and the plain of Alsace, when all that we hold most dear was threatened with annihilation,Sarkozy told...
- William H Macy in New York Times
We didn't wait for someone else to storm the beaches at Normandy,Mr. Macy says. "We didn't wait for someone else to guarantee civil rights or put a man on the moon, and we can't wait for someone else to solve the global climate crisis."
- President Bush in Washington Post
Twenty summers ago, another American president came here to Normandy to pay tribute to the men of D-Day,Bush said. "He was a courageous man, himself, and a gallant leader in the cause of freedom, and today we honor the memory of Ronald...