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D-Day +63

All patriots, men and women, young and old, have a part to play in the achievement of final victory.”
posted by NotMyselfRightNow on Jun 6, 2007 - 16 comments

D-Day was 57 years ago yesterday. It was 16 years before an article in the Atlantic finally provided Americans an unvarnished account of the carnage that was Omaha Beach that day. I'm in awe of what these 19-year-olds went through.
posted by luser on Jun 7, 2001 - 1 comment

It's D-Day

It's D-Day Someone at work shared this Ernie Pyle column published just 10 days after the 1944 invasion of Normandy. It put a lump in my throat. Maybe it'll do the same for you. Excerpt: "I took a walk along the historic coast of Normandy in the country of France. It was a lovely day for strolling along the seashore. Men were sleeping on the sand, some of them sleeping forever. Men were floating in the water, but they didn't know they were in the water, for they were dead."
posted by GaelFC on Jun 6, 2001 - 14 comments

These guys need to go back

These guys need to go back and look at some movies of the Normandy invasion. [more inside]
posted by Steven Den Beste on Oct 19, 2000 - 2 comments

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