D-Day June 6, 1944

73 years ago today, their courage overcoming their fear, men and women in their teens and twenties from France, England, Canada and America floated on silken parachutes and dropped noiselessly in gliders through an inky, black night laced with tracer fire into an unknown land and the epic battle for Freedom.  Hours later, queasy from the swells of […] more to read »

93-Year Old Veteran Reenacts Heroic D-Day Jump

You Won’t Believe How A 93 Year Old Is Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of D-Day Author: Alexa Coombs Posted: June 6, 2014 On June 6, 1944, 73,000 American men invaded Normandy, landing on beaches and parachuting over enemy lines to liberate occupied France during World War II. On June 5, 2014, one World War II […] more to read »

Moral Courage and D-Day

By Newt Gingrich The challenge of the Normandy landing and the courage it took to win are vividly displayed at Pointe du Hoc, the steep cliff Army Rangers scaled to take out German artillery that endangered an entire beach. President Ronald Reagan captured their courage in a 40th anniversary speech about “the Boys of Pointe […] more to read »