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Mémory...

Post by BruniX » Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:29 pm

today, we celebrate the 75th anniversary of the "D day", or guys from your home, some of them very young , came to risk their lives, and unfortunately, for many lose it on our beach, in the name of a certain idea of freedom.

we do not forget. we need to never forget.

Our memory honors their courage and sacrifice.

"Those who forget the past are condemned to relive it"

may be 101 ' division :
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Post by PT7 » Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:42 pm

BruniX

You've said very much in just a few statements. Appreciate your thots, and yes, the remembrance is important to keep alive. Thanks for posting.

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Post by ESquared » Thu Jun 06, 2019 2:00 pm

Thank you, Brunix, for a very poignant post. "The Greatest Generation" is not a misnomer.
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Post by Mistered » Thu Jun 06, 2019 3:54 pm

Nat Geo has a few new specials about Normandy and late war history showing this week. Interesting stuff - some I never knew.
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Post by JEBar » Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:34 pm

the news coverage has really been impressive .... several members of our family were involved in D Day .... a couple didn't make it back
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Post by CT_Shooter » Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:20 pm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Eisenhower_d-day.jpg wrote:Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower gives the order of the Day. 'Full victory-nothing less' to paratroopers in England, just before they board their airplanes to participate in the first assault in the invasion of the continent of Europe." Eisenhower is meeting with US Co. E, 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment (Strike) of the 101st Airborne Division, photo taken at Greenham Common Airfield in England about 8:30 p.m. on June 5, 1944.

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Post by Mags » Fri Jun 07, 2019 12:35 am

I've visited both Grenoble, France and Taipei, Taiwan. On both occasions received unsolicited appreciation for the United States role in liberating their countries, from young people no less. Remembrance there is not being forgotten or fading.
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