by Debbie McDaniel 71 years ago today, history was made during WWII, when more than 150,000 Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy. This courageous event led to the beginning of liberation from Nazi forces in Western Europe.
OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — With the silence of remembrance and respect, nations honored the memory of the fallen and the singular bravery of all Allied troops who sloshed through bloodied water to the landing beaches of Normandy, a tribute of thanks 75 years after […]
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