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D-Day 70: A SiriusXM Documentary + David Webb with veterans in Normandy, Tom Brokaw and more

May 29, 2014

It’s been 70 years since the allied invasion of Normandy that paved the way for victory against Nazi Germany (6/6, 1944), and SiriusXM Patriot host David Webb is going to the shores of France to witness the commemoration, and speak with veterans who were there with the hopes of giving us at least a glimpse into what it was like. From ceremonies to interviews and first-hand accounts, join us to remember the sacrifices made for one of the most important victories in modern world history.

David Webb Reports from Normandy
Thursday 6/5 from 9 pm to 12 am ET on SiriusXM Patriot
David Webb is reporting from Normandy, France on the events and ceremonies commemorating D-Day. Webb will be talking with locals, veterans and active military, including Gen. Breedlove and Lt. Gen Campbell, head of the NATO command in Europe. David will also be joined by Michael Reagan, President Ronald Reagan’s son, who will be opening an exhibit to his Father in the 101st Airborne Museum in St. Mere Eglise.

D-Day 70: A SiriusXM Documentary
Friday 6/6 from 6–8 pm ET; Saturday 6/7 from 11 am to 1 pm, and 10 pm to 12 am ET on Indie
Saturday 6/7 from 1–3 pm ET, and 7–9 pm ET; Sunday 6/8 from 1–3 pm ET on SiriusXM Patriot
Saturday 6/7 from 2–4 pm ET; Sunday 6/8 from midnight-2 am ET and 1–3 pm ET  on POTUS
SiriusXM is setting the stage and telling the story of what happened on the beaches of Normandy, France 70 years ago. Speaking with veterans from all divisions and WWII historians, Webb will try to explain what these soldiers were going through on June 6, 1944.

 

David Webb Reports from Omaha Beach
Friday 6/6 from  9 pm to 12 am ET on SiriusXM Patriot
David Webb will be at the Omaha Beach ceremony for President Obama’s speech, as well as the international ceremony at Sword Beach, where many Presidents, Prime Ministers, Kings and Queens and other VIP’s will be in attendance. David will also be speaking with Helen Patton, granddaughter of Gen. Patton and Chairman of The Patton Foundation, about how her grandfather and these veterans need to be remembered for their sacrifices.

SiriusXM Patriot Channel host David Webb presenting a flag to Helen Patton, the grand daughter of Gen George S. Patton on June 6, 2014, the 70th Anniversary of D-Day, in Normandy France.  The flag was flown on a MEDEVAC mission by G Co 2/135th Aviation Regt over Western Afghanistan on 26 MAY 2014 by Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Clark the Director of Enroute Critical Care for US Forces Afghanistan USFOR-A.

SiriusXM Patriot Channel host David Webb presenting a flag to Helen Patton, the grand daughter of Gen George S. Patton on June 6, 2014, the 70th Anniversary of D-Day, in Normandy France. The flag was flown on a MEDEVAC mission by G Co 2/135th Aviation Regt over Western Afghanistan on 26 MAY 2014 by Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Clark the Director of Enroute Critical Care for US Forces Afghanistan USFOR-A.


Unscripted with Chuck Todd
Airing Saturday at 6/7 at 9 am and 5 pm ET, and Sunday 6/8 at 5 am and 6 pm ET on POTUS
To commemorate the 70th Anniversary of D-Day, Chuck goes Unscripted with veteran journalist Tom Brokaw, author of The Greatest Generation. Brokaw relates stories from that fateful day on the beaches of Normandy, and recalls his multiple visits to the shores in years past.

RadioClassics’ D-Day Tribute
Airing Monday 6/2 – Sunday 6/8 on RadioClassics
RadioClassics marks the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied Invasion of Normandy (June 6, 1944) with a week of special features that look back at this historic day in American History. Throughout the week, host Greg Bell will introduce segments of authentic Press Pool audio reporting on the dramatic events as they unfolded on the beaches of France.

Then on Friday 6/6 at 10 am ET and 6 pm ET, RadioClassics will also offer a tremendous D-Day production from The Orson Welles Almanac. Broadcast the following day, the legendary, radio and film star introduces and performs in a very well-written and acted portrait of the home front during the invasion. Welles is joined in the cast by Agnes Moorehead, Hans Conried, and John McIntire.

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