Friends of D-Day and related Links and Resources

Browse our collection of recommended books, historical and D-Day/WWII related links and information.



Veterans Memories ProjectVeterans Memories Project

In association with the United States Library of Congress, Our mission is to provide a: unique, individualized, global “Cloud-based”  multi-media solution, for capturing, preserving and sharing  veteran stories from around the world.

Madison Jazz Project

Don't miss the Madison Jazz Project at the USO Dance that caps off our event each year. MJP plays the Big Band and Swing sounds of the 1940's and beyond. Led by John Malkamaki on the alto sax, over 15 musicians and vocalists serve up swinging renditions of jazz classics and the standards.

Liberty Aviation Museum - Port Clinton, OH

If you are in the Sandusky/ Port Clinton area of Ohio, be sure to stop by and visit our friends supplying bomber support at D-Day Conneaut. This is the home Georgie's Gall, a fully restored B-25J Mitchell Bomber and much, much more.

USS COD WWII Fleet Submarine - Cleveland, OH

The USS COD SS-224 submarine memorial is a National Historic Landmark and is docked in Cleveland, OH. The COD is open daily from May through September.

BBC - Children of World War II

Wonderful website illustrated and oriented for children about what it was like in England during the war. Topics include Children at war, daily life, food and shopping, etc. All information and images are kid friendly.

National D-Day Memorial Foundation - Bedford, VA

This is the official home of the National D-Day Memorial located in Bedford, Virginia - the town suffering the highest per capita losses on D-Day in the nation.

The National WWII Museum - New Orleans, LA

Explore the lives of American men and women who took part in World War II through letters, recruitment posters, weapons, models, films and vehicles.

Eldred WWII Museum - Eldred PA

The Eldred World War II Museum is dedicated to preserving the history of World War II.

6th Beach Battalion

Accounts of the June 6, 1944 Normandy invasion, personal stories, links and photographs.

Overlord Tour - Normandy France

If you're planning a trip to Normandy, Overlord Tours, managed by Alain Chesnel and his staff of historians is a definite must. Alain, one of the leading Normandy Historians, and his incredibly knowledgeable staff takes you places other tour companies don't have access to. Their depth of knowledge, and visual aids will bring the story to life. Visit their wonderful website for some very interesting pictures, maps and links and resources and to read about their accomplishments. My tour with them was a day I'll never forget.(D-Day Ohio webmaster)

Hospice of the Western Reserve - Cleveland, Ohio

Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Hospice of the Western Reserve provides hospice services, palliative care and bereavement support to patients and families throughout Northeast Ohio including Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain and Summit counties.

Ohio Veterans' Homes - Georgetown & Sandusky, Ohio

The Ohio Veterans Homes are State of Ohio facilities offering long-term independent living, skilled nursing, memory care and in-residence hospice services exclusively to Ohio’s wartime veterans. Costs are based on the veteran’s ability to pay with our maximum costs being 1/3 the cost of private facilities. In addition to food, medical care and laundry services, our costs also include physician fees and VA formulary medication costs. Serving Ohio’s veterans in two locations: Georgetown, Ohio and Sandusky, Ohio.

The National Museum Of World War II Aviation - Colorado Springs, CO

The National Museum of World War II Aviation will provide unique educational experiences that promote a deeper understanding of the historical importance of American aviation in World War II and its role in shaping the world in which we live. The Museum does this to preserve and strengthen the best traditions of the American aviation past and inspire new generations of leaders and innovators in the future.

WWII Aircraft Facts

Commercial company with a great listing of historic and technical info on planes of WWII.

Resource Suggestion

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