Hi Guys, today is the 65th anniversary and I have spent most of the day watching the live coverage of the news from Normandy on the BBC.
I was interested to see some of the Veterans being honoured by French President Nicolas Sarkozy with the Legion of Honour. The US Veteran decorated was Zane Schlemmer I have had the pleasure of meeting him personally. So I was really pleased to see him honoured! He was a US Paratrooper with the US 508th Parachute Infantry Regt. He was based in my home town of Nottingham in 1944 and that is how I first got to meet him many years ago now. He lives in Hawai.
If you do a search on his name, you can find a lot written about him.