Overlord Echoes: The 65th Anniversary of D-Day

On June 6, 1944, 150,000 Allied soldiers clambered aboard heaving landing craft and braved six-foot swells, waves of machine gun fire, and more than 6 million mines to claim a stretch of sand at a place called Normandy. Their mission was to carve out an Allied foothold on the edge of Nazi-occupied Europe for the army of more than one million that would follow them in the summer of 1944. This army would burst forth from the beachhead, rolling across Europe into the heart of Germany, liberating millions, toppling a genocidal regime, and ending a nightmare along the way. But it all began on this beach in France, with an army of teenagers on a day called D-Day. - Read More -

The National D-Day Memorial Foundation


Pam said... @ June 06, 2009 12:50 PM

What a difference there was between President Reagan's and Obama's speeches at Normandy. I just can't see why so many think that Obama is a great speaker.

Nia Bender said... @ June 06, 2009 2:41 PM

Obama needs to stop apologizing to everything that moves and breathes on the planet. Obviously, he's ashamed of his country..

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