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Mont St Michel, Normandy, France This is my absolute favorite place that I've ever visited. I would love to live there.

Operation Overlord began on 6 June 1944. It involved 160 000 Allied troops at the Battle of Normandy and the D-Day Landings, and by August there were over 3 000 000 Allied troops in France.

How a soldier shot a famous general’s funeral in Normandy after D-day

Patton & Teddy Roosevelt Jr (1943) This past week I spoke with a D Day veteran who told us he was on the same vessel going into Normandy as Teddy Roosevelt (the younger). He was helped over the side by a man who said "Good luck son." Not having a clue who that man was he got into the LST. Another fellow said. "Do you know who that was! That was Gen. Roosevelt!.

Queen Elizabeth I’s long-lost skirt to go on display after being found on a church altar in Herefordshire

A piece of fabric described as the Holy Grail of fashion history will become one of the star attractions at Hampton Court Palace after it was identified as the only surviving piece of clothing worn by Elizabeth I.