All Systems Go for Commemorations of the 70th D-Day at Normandy




June 6 marks the 70th anniversary of the Allied invasion of Normandy — D-Day. Here CNN reports on the finishing touches for an important event part of wider commemorations including the centenary of the start of World War I.

Normandy is geared up for the 70th anniversary of the DDay landings

Normandy is geared up for the 70th anniversary of the DDay landings

At the Cathedral of Bayeux which raised money to cast a new bronze bell for the anniversary and for peace Fr. Laurent Berthout tells CNN the bell symbolises: “Peace and reconciliation between the different countries, between France and Germany and to engrave the friendship between the United States and France and England”.

 

 

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