For seventy years, on each 19 August, Dieppe remembers
that tragic morning when more than 1,200 young men, most
of them Canadian, died on these beaches in an operation to
prepare for the liberation of France.
The President of the Republic met with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper this morning. These discussions followed their first meeting, which took place at the G8 Summit at Camp David on May 18 and 19, 2012.
Many ceremonies and events are held every year to commemorate the June 6, 1944, landings, especially in Normandy.
Better known as D-Day, the Allied landings on June 6, 1944, were the largest amphibious invasion (...)
French President Nicolas Sarkozy promoted Mrs. Helen Vari to the grade of Officer in the Order of the Legion of Honour.