In the early morning hours of June 6, 1944, the largest amphibious assault in history began when gliders soared over the Normandy countryside, dropping paratroopers in the area around Pegasus Bridge. By the time Operation Overlord concluded with the Allies crossing the Seine River on August 19, 1944, more than one million Allied and Free French troops had fought on Normandy soil. “Walking in the footsteps of WWII soldiers in Normandy leaves a lasting impression”
If he ran into trouble anywhere, Alan Tannenbaum expected it would be in Istanbul, where he visited his son last week. Turns out he was only half right.
“Where will the terrorists strike next?”
Jo Ann Good had no idea.
No idea that her Avis rental would burst into flames on the road to Montpellier, France. No idea that Avis would try to charge her for an incident report with the French police. And no idea that she’d be on the hook for the damage to her personal belongings.
“How was she supposed to know her car would spontaneously combust?”