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The Constitution was made to guard the people against the dangers of good intentions." --American Statesman Daniel Webster (1782-1852)


Wednesday, June 6, 2018

June 6 1944 "Operation Overlord"


On this date in 1944 the allies landed in Normandy to free Europe from the German invaders and 11 months later Germany surrendered.





4 comments:

  1. Ah. Can you imagine getting a letter like that? So cool. Just reading it sent chills.

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    1. Hey Momma Fargo;

      They called it the "Great Crusade", the campaign to liberate Europe. We got something similar from General Schwartzkopf before we crossed the berm. I will look for the letter and post it.

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  2. A few folks do still have copies. I've seen ONE in my lifetime.

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  3. Hey Old NFO;

    The only copies that I have seen are in museums. You are 1 up on a lot of folks.

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