Friday marks 70 years since the Allied Forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, changing the tide of World War II. WBIR 10News follows two East Tennessee veterans who fought in that battle as they travel to France.
Lawrence Brannan and Clinton Riddle return to Normandy
WBIR 10News anchor John Becker and photographer Jerry Owens are in France to profile two East Tennessee veterans as they return to the beaches of Normandy exactly 70 years since they fought in D-Day.
French inspiration for an East TN memorial
Many Veterans are returning to the site where they fought in one of the world's most historic invasions. 6-5-14
Volunteers prepare for D-Day memorial
A group of American and Swiss volunteers coordinated a clean-up effort through email, stepping up as caretakers of a D-Day memorial. 6-5-14
D-Day: Through the eyes of two East TN veterans
WBIR 10News anchor John Becker and photojournalist Jerry Owens report on D-Day through the eyes of two East Tennessee veterans.
Veterans from around the world return to Normandy
Veterans living in East Tennessee and from around the world returned to mark the anniversary. 6-6-14
Clinton Riddle returns to Normandy
Clinton Riddle was a member of the glider corps that crash-landed in Normandy. 6-6-14
Lawrence Brannan returns to Omaha Beach
Lawrence Brannan returns to Normandy, 70 years after he first stormed Omaha Beach. 6-6-14