June 6th 1944 D-Day

 

Sixty-Nine years ago today, 150,000 troops landed on the shores of Normandy for what marked the beginning of the end for the Third Reich.

Take a moment to remember those who served and those who died in that invasion. If you know a World War II Vet, do two things. First, thank him for his service; second, hear their story It’s fascinating.

I’ll share two comments from two WWII vets that I’ve had the pleasure to chat with. The first, speaking about the M-1 carbine, said to me: “we sure did kill a lot of Japanese with those little pea-shooters.” The second, in discussing his Thompson sub-machine gun said: “when you shot a Kraut with the grease gun they kept on running, but when you shot’em with the Thompson they stayed down.

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