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June 6th, 2009
06:31 PM ET

Video from the Front Lines of D-Day

It’s the largest seaborne invasion in history – and now, you can see what it was like on the front lines. The military has created a web site packed with video and photos, along with the voices of veterans describing how it felt. Our Josh Levs interviewed Lt. Col. Kevin Arata about how it was all put together.

Want to weigh in with your own thoughts about D-Day or veterans in general? Post a comment below, or join discussions at Facebook or Twitter.

And join Josh Sunday morning in the CNN Newsroom along with TJ Holmes, Betty Nguyen and Reynolds Wolf beginning 6am ET/3am PT.

Filed under: Clips from CNN Newsroom • Josh Levs
June 6th, 2009
03:06 PM ET

Remembering D-Day and the "Greatest Generation"

We can never do enough to repay the "Greatest Generation." The humble heroes who answered the called of duty and fought bravely in World War II.

Today, the anniversary of D-Day is a reminder of their great sacrifice and glory.

Here are some highlights from the beaches of Normandy 65 years later.

So if you see a Veteran, thank them! If you know one, feel free to write a tribute here.

Filed under: Anchors • Fredricka Whitfield
June 6th, 2009
07:00 AM ET

Obama's trip to strengthen ties?

By Fredricka Whitfield

On this 65th anniversary of D-Day, our country and our allied nations pay tribute to those who made supreme sacrifices.

This comes following a tremendous week of the U.S. maintaining, mending and brokering International relations.

Today at 4p eastern we focus on Americans’ Appeal Abroad on the heels of President Barack Obama travels to Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. So, did Mr. Obama and his messages catch your attention? We want to hear from you.

The president covered a lot of ground over the last five days with remarks about two states for Israelis and Palestinians, women’s rights among Muslims, nuclear weapons and during an emotional journey to a former concentration camp in Germany, the president had a message for non believers of the Holocaust.

Take the poll and leave us a comment below.

Do you think President Obama's trip will improve U.S.-International Relations?

Filed under: Anchors • Fredricka Whitfield
June 6th, 2009
03:56 AM ET

This morning in the CNN Newsroom...

President Barack Obama and the first family are in France for observances marking the 65th anniversary of D-Day. We'll have live coverage from Normandy.

In Washingaton D.C., more than 50,000 runners are getting ready for The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. It's one of more than 100 races across the country every year to raise awareness and money for breast cancer research. We'll talk with the organization's founder, and Susan Komen's sister Nancy Brinker, a 25-year breast cancer survivor.

And is the assessed value of your home soaring higher than its current market value? If it is, you're not alone. A lot of folks are finding themselves in that bind these days. We'll show you ways you can lower your property taxes.

Join TJ Holmes, Betty Nguyen and Reynolds Wolf in the CNN Newsroom beginning 6am ET/3am PT.

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