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Osteologists with History Flight excavate a grave site from the battle of Tarawa at Republic of Kiribati, July 15, 2019.

76 years after ‘the toughest battle in Marine Corps history,’ the fallen are still returning home

More than 1,000 Marines and sailors were killed during the battle for Tarawa in November 1943, and hundreds of them remain unaccounted for.

How a meat truck driver helped solve one of WWII’s most enduring mysteries

"The Eagle 56 was always the shipwreck to find," meat truck driver and amateur diver Jeff Goodreau said. "That was the great ghost of New England."
Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

Chris Christie says Trump’s staff ‘served him poorly’ for booking Fox News interview in-front of graveyard on D-Day

"I'd argue that when Sarah Sanders, or whoever made those decisions to put him in those positions — put him there, they ill-served him," Christie said.
Company E, was one of the first divisions to land on the beach during the Normandy invasion.

5 legendary speeches delivered on D-Day’s blood-stained battlefields and beyond over 75 years

"Whenever the world makes you cynical, stop and think of these men. Whenever you lose hope, stop and think of these men."
Julius Shoulars, a 94-year-old US Navy veteran, recalls his service during WWII as a coxswain who took part in the D-Day invasion and fought across the Pacific.

Meet the Navy veteran who hit the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944, and then went island-hopping in the Pacific

As a Navy coxswain, Julius Shoulars spent nearly a month on Omaha Beach after the D-Day landings, directing landing craft and burying the dead.
Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower told his invasion force, "Your task will not be an easy one." He was brutally right.

The 4 most dangerous missions American troops carried out on D-Day, 75 years ago

From a daring clifftop assault under to setting up air defense balloons under withering fire, these were D-Day's most dangerous and crucial missions.
US Rangers climbing the cliffs of Point du Hoc on June 5, 2019

US Army Rangers just scaled towering seaside cliffs to re-enact one of D-Day’s most dangerous missions

These photos show the past and present of the assault on Pointe du Hoc, one of the most daring and dangerous missions US troops carried out on D-Day.

8 famous people who served on D-Day

June 6 will be the 75th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy in World War II. Here are 8 famous people you probably didn't know served on D-Day.
Photos posted to the Facebook page of a Charlotte, North Carolina, museum show fire damage to a statue of WWII Major General William C. Lee.

World War II museum blames ‘some jerk punk’ for setting fire to what they may have thought was a Confederate monument. It’s actually...

A North Carolina museum is accusing vandals of trying to burn a statue of a World War II veteran after mistaking it for a Confederate monument.
The USS Hornet's five-inch gun in a still from video footage of the moment the WWII aircraft carrier was found.

A WWII US aircraft carrier, lost for 76 years, has been found on the floor of the South Pacific Ocean

The USS Hornet, which sank in the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, was discovered by Vulcan, founded by the late Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen.