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Trump, Macron, D-Day, veterans, 'fires of hell'

Trump, Macron honour D-Day veterans who fought through ‘fires of hell...

06 June, 2019 9:54 pm 9:54 pm

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (Reuters) – France will never forget the sacrifice of the Allied troops who liberated it from Nazi Germany, President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday, the 75th anniversary of the D-Day operation that helped bring World War Two to an end. U.S. President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May joined Macron at … Read More

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Don’t fret, Trump tells nervous Ireland, Brexit will work out ‘...

06 June, 2019 8:06 am 8:06 am

DOONBEG, Ireland (Reuters) – Donald Trump, arriving in Ireland for the first time as US president sought to reassure the country that Britain’s exit from the European Union would work out fine for its near neighbour. Prime Minister Leo Varadkar used a meeting with Trump, who has been a vocal supporter of Brexit, to underline … Read More

Queen Elizabeth, Trump, world leaders, applaud, D-Day, veterans

‘Thank You’ – Queen Elizabeth and world leaders applaud D...

06 June, 2019 7:10 pm 7:10 pm

PORTSMOUTH, England (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth was joined by world leaders including Donald Trump and Angela Merkel to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, paying personal tribute to the veterans of the largest seaborne invasion in history which helped bring World War Two to an end. The queen, Prince Charles, presidents and prime ministers rose … Read More

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Blood, thunder at sea: British veteran remembers D-Day

05 May, 2019 9:45 pm 9:45 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Seventy-five years ago, a young British sailor stood on the bridge of a warship, its gun barrels pointing out to the coast of France and watched the devastation being rained down on a country he wanted to liberate. Today, Richard Llewellyn, 93, is among the dwindling number of veterans of the Allied … Read More