Two attackers descended on a church in Normandy during mass on Tuesday, taking five people hostage and killing an 84-year-old priest.
Police say a man from Ferguson shot himself in the nearby town of Normandy, but many people who claim to have witnessed the incident are challenging the official version of events.
Two expats in Berlin gave themselves the task of introducing Apfelwein-drinking Germans to French cider. But cranky producers in Normandy and exploding bottles of raw cider don't make things any easier for them.
Seventy years on, Omaha Beach, the site of D-Day's most infamous battle, is eerily quiet.