The price was staggering. More men died on that single day than in all of the Iraq War. But with incredible courage the Allied Forces persisted, and won an amazing victory. The victory at Normandy prepared the way for the liberation of Europe from Nazi control, and led to the end of World War II.
We gratefully remember them and their sacrifice. May we also be true as we face whatever sacrifices are required in our day to defend the great legacy of liberty we have received!
"Of all the days in the 20th century, none were more consequential than June 6, 1944...
other nominees flatten when one asks, 'What if D-Day had Failed?'" ~Douglas Brinkley
- The 70th Anniversary of D-Day: A Time to Honor Those Who Served
- What Does D-Day Mean to Us Now?
- D-Day 70th Anniversary Special Edition
- Army Commemoration of D-Day
- History.com D-Day Resources
- D-Day Landings Scenes in 1944 and Now
- American Minute about D-Day
- President Reagan Remembers D-Day