If you think the men who stormed the beaches of Normandy didn’t cry, when the rush of battle was over, or when they woke up in the middle of the night years later, you’re kidding yourself.
Am I comparing 1/6 to Normandy? No, they are the ones drawing that comparison, or that contrast, as the case may be. But if you think you're going to die, does it really matter if it's in a big battle or small one?
In a statement, Walmart said the Normandy Boulevard location was set to close on Sunday as part of the company-initiated program to sanitize the store and also give associates more time to restock shelves.
77 years ago today, in one of the largest amphibious military assaults in history, more than 160,000 Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy to liberate Europe. May we #neverforget their courage and sacrifice. #dday #dday7777
76 years after Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy on D-Day, we remain in awe of their heroism. Today and every day, we give thanks for their courage and the commitment of all freedom-loving people who contributed to their victory.
Today is #DDay . A day to honor our heroes. More than 160,000 brave Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France, June 6, 1944.
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."
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.?