Posts Tagged ‘ D-Day ’

Flag still flies, but for how long?

June 10, 2018
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The victory at Midway was already a year in the mirror, D-Day still a year away. Marines were just beginning their long slog to Tokyo and the Army Air Corps Eight Air Force was entering its bloodiest period yet over the skies of Europe. June, 1943 was anything but the beginning of the lazy,...

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Two men forever bound by one “Longest Day” : D -Day June 6,1944

June 5, 2016
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Two men forever bound by one “Longest Day” : D -Day June 6,1944

Sword, Juno, Gold, Utah and Omaha. Five code words for beaches far away in a time fast becoming long ago. For many Americans their meaning no more than a couple of cities, a state, a precious metal and a medieval weapon. Yet to those of us who still believe that for a future to...

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D-Day at 70: What will never be again should never be forgotten

June 6, 2014
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D-Day at 70:  What will never be again should never be forgotten

Sadly, for most Americans today, it was a time long ago in a place far, far away; just another date on the calendar. But to the few survivors who are still with us, “it” is as if it were yesterday. And it is a yesterday that no matter how long the years, no matter...

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D-Day to Benghazi: Obama, Reagan and ‘leadership’

June 6, 2013
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D-Day to Benghazi:  Obama, Reagan and ‘leadership’

On this, the 69th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Fortress Europe on the beaches of Normandy, the Corner presents a contrast of character so stark, so profound, that it should not matter what political label you place upon yourself, if you have an ounce of “American” blood you will find tears of pride...

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D-Day, 65 years on

June 6, 2009
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D-Day, 65 years on

Close your eyes.  Imagine yourself a high school graduate but just one year ago. Now imagine yourself crammed elbow to elbow in a floating sardine can filled with puke, stench, and fear from sea to shining sea. That’s exactly what happened to thousands of kids from Beaumont to Brooklyn some sixty five years ago...

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