Normandy Park residents want to save community recreation center slated for demolition
Normandy Park residents want to save community recreation center
War was hell for Jack Port, but the D-Day veteran was such a hero to the French people, they named a school in Normandy in his honor. But friends say the late Escondido man's long legacy of community service here was nothing short of heroic.
On June 6, 1944, our Greatest Generation bravely stormed the beaches of Normandy. "Those who fought here won a future for our nation. They won the survival of our civilization. And they showed us the way to love, cherish, and defend our way of life for many centuries to come."
Today we mark another milestone: the 74th anniversary of #DDay , the Allied invasion of Normandy. On June 6, 1944, more than 70,000 brave young Americans charged out of landing craft, jumped out of airplanes, and stormed into hell...
The Queen presented Harry Billinge with an MBE today. The D-Day veteran raised £1 for every British soldier who died at Normandy to help fund a @normandymtrust memorial. ‘I am choked beyond measure to think I have got an MBE. I don’t deserve it.’ We disagree, Harry.🎖
Today, we remember those who fell, and we honor all who fought, here in Normandy. They won back this ground for civilization. To more than 170 Veterans of the Second World War who join us today: You are among the very greatest Americans who will ever live! #DDay75thAnniversary