D-Day, 1944

Remembering the sacrifice made by those who stormed the beaches at Normandy – Utah, Omaha, Juno, Gold, and Sword – and were dropped into France in the largest use of airborne troops ever used to that point.

A video from the United States Army.

The beaches at Normandy – Utah, Omaha, Juno, Gold, and Sword

More than 9000 Allied troops died on those beaches that day. More than 100,000 continued the march across Europe to defeat Hitler.

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3 comments

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  2. It’s not called “the greatest generation” for nothing. We have a lot to be thankful for.

    1. We certainly do. Their greatness could be the last we see of its kind, I’m afraid.

      Thanks for reading my bits of blather, and thanks very much for taking the time to comment!

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