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The Land Beneath Us – Tour of Pointe du Hoc, Part 2

To celebrate the release of The Land Beneath Us, I’m conducting a photo tour of locations from the novel that I saw on my research trips to England, Normandy, Tennessee and more. From the previous books in the Sunrise at Normandy series: Tour of London Part 1 Tour of London, Part 2 Tour: D-Day at Sea (includes photos of the Isle of Wight and crossing the English Channel) Tour of Omaha Beach Tour of the Queen Mary... Read Article

The Land Beneath Us – Tour of Pointe du Hoc, Part 1

To celebrate the release of The Land Beneath Us, I’m conducting a photo tour of locations from the novel that I saw on my research trips to England, Normandy, Tennessee and more. From the previous books in the Sunrise at Normandy series: Tour of London Part 1 Tour of London, Part 2 Tour: D-Day at Sea (includes photos of the Isle of Wight and crossing the English Channel) Tour of Omaha Beach Tour of the Queen Mary... Read Article
Celebrating the release of The Sky Above Us! Today I’m featuring historical photos plus photos from my research trip to England and Normandy that relate to the aerial aspect of D-day.

The Sky Above Us – Tour: D-Day in the Air

To celebrate the release of The Sky Above Us, I’m conducting a photo tour of locations from the novel that I saw on my research trip to England and Normandy. London! Today—D-day in the Air Duxford Air Museum The Queen Mary (sister ship of the Queen Elizabeth) In The Sky Above Us, US fighter pilot Lt. Adler Paxton flies a P-51 Mustang in treacherous dogfights with the German Luftwaffe as the Allies battle for air ... Read Article
To celebrate the release of The Sea Before Us, Sarah Sundin is conducting a photo tour of locations from the novel from her research trip. Today - Omaha Beach

The Sea Before Us – Tour of Omaha Beach

To celebrate the release of The Sea Before Us, I’m conducting a photo tour of locations from the novel that I saw on my research trip to England and Normandy in September. February—London! February 8—Southwick House near Portsmouth February 9—D-day at Sea Today—Omaha Beach D-Day on the Ground – Omaha Beach D-day, Operation Overlord, is one of the most pivotal events of World War II and modern history.... Read Article
Troops of Company E, 16th Infantry, US 1st Infantry Division approach Fox Green section of Omaha Beach in an LCVP landing craft, Normandy, 6 Jun 1944 (US National Archives: 195515)

A D-Day Remembrance

Today we commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the D-Day landings. On June 6, 1944, the Allies landed on the beaches of Normandy to liberate Europe from Nazi power. In August 2007, I was privileged to stand on Omaha Beach on a misty, overcast morning not unlike the men faced that historic day. As I stood on that long stretch of sand and gazed at those high bluffs which once bristled with machine guns, I was moved deepl... Read Article