Thursday, June 6, 2013

69 Years Ago Today

Thousands of Allied troops invaded Fortress Europe.  French, British and American came to liberate Europe and bring them FREEDOM.  On that first day 10,000 troops died and thousands were wounded.  But a beachhead was established and the liberation had begun.

WW2 in HD General Dwight D. Eisenhower D-Day Invasion speech to Allied Troops before Battle (1944)

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To the men of the Greatest Generation who fought this battle and survived.
To the families of the Greatest Generation who died during this battle and mourn their loss.

Thank you!

1 comment:

WomanHonorThyself said...

how can we compare this to our current generation..sigh...........