D-Day

Politics & Government
6:18 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

PHOTOS: Remembering Milwaukee's General MacArthur

General Douglas MacArthur visits Milwaukee in 1951.

While today is the 70th anniversary of D-Day, 2014 also commemorates the 50th anniversary of the death of another World War II icon – with strong ties to Milwaukee.

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Arts & Culture
5:50 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Milwaukee Man's WWII Collection Now on Display Focuses on Jewish Fighters

Milwaukee collector Wim Leydes wants to tell the story of the Jewish Brigade and the Jewish Partisans who fought in WWII.
Stephanie Lecci

A new exhibit opening today in Milwaukee, in time to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day, is focusing on some lesser-known moments of valor during WWII.

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Regional
12:29 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Milwaukee Area Veterans Remember D-Day

A half-century after they participated in the D-Day invasion, three Milwaukee men reflect on their experience in poignant detail.

Today on the 70th anniversary of the Allied invasion in France, we offer recollections of local men who landed in France on D-Day.

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