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June 6 D-Day


This was my D-Day post from 2014 which was the 70th anniversary of the invasion.

I saw a show on the History Channel this past weekend and it got me thinking about the men who were involved in the Normandy invasion code-named Operation Overlord, especially my uncle Bill. 492 more words


D-Day — Sainte-Mère-Église

The D-Day invasion of Normandy shortly after midnight on June 6, 1944, when English and American paratroopers began descending from the skies to their respective landing zones. 151 more words


A tough way to enter Europe

 Lenton Sartain, part of the 82nd Airborne Division’s 319th Glider Field Artiller Battalion (Photo used by permission of The Advocate, Baton Rouge, Louisiana)

By George Morris… 893 more words

World War II

Hooah: 82nd Airborne Division and 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade!

U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division and 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, Hooah video for All American week.


Three Stars on His Wings

Three Stars on His Wings
Gideon D. Asche

                                           *this article was originally published in the Havok Journal 

Yesterday, I had one of those experiences that made me realize how intensely insignificant most things are in light of the big picture.  474 more words