Tag Archives: D-Day

The Speech Eisenhower Never Gave On The Normandy Invasion – NPR June 8, 2013

This speech came up in a recent discussion. While the NPR article https://www.npr.org/2013/06/08/189535104/the-speech-eisenhower-never-gave-on-the-normandy-invasion is a few years old, I remember hearing about the speech a long time ago. This was the speech planned by Eisenhower if the Normandy invasion failed. I … Continue reading

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World War 2 as you have never seen it: rare colour footage of D-Day landings – YouTube Video

This is an older YouTube video (2014) I saw last night – World War 2 as you have never seen it: rare colour footage of D-Day landings – YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifb36k8yeLI (about 5:28 minutes long).    

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D-Day Invasion: What Happened and Why It’s Important – FamilySearch November 18, 2019

I saw this yesterday on FamilySearch – D-Day Invasion: What Happened and Why It’s Important: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/d-day-invasion/. November 18, 2019  – by  Annelie Hansen The D-Day invasion, or Normandy landings, were the landing operations of the Allied forces as part of Operation … Continue reading

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Bloody Battlefields: The Story Of Omaha – YouTube Video

Continuing my week-long honoring of D-Day, here’s another YouTube video on the subject – Bloody Battlefields: The Story Of Omaha Beach (D-Day Documentary) | Timeline: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wbHPcg9zcDw (around 46:07 minutes long).

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The Longest Day: 75 Things You Don’t Need to Know – YouTube Video

This is one of my favorite movies as well – The Longest Day: 75 Things You Don’t Need to Know: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qlwX1arei-4 (about 25:39 minutes long).

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12 Incredible D-Day Stories – FindMyPast

Thank you to FindMyPast’s Niall Cullen for this article – 12 Incredible D-Day Stories – FindMyPast: https://blog.findmypast.com/12-incredible-d-day-stories-2638713161.html. What really happened during the Normandy landings, as told by the men who were there D-Day took place on Tuesday 6 June 1944. … Continue reading

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D Day 75 th Anniversary. — willowdot21

This week we are all saying thank you to all the soldiers who gave so much for us on the beaches of Normandy. Americans, English, French and Belgium troops. The D Day Remembrance Services. Without Death, Bloodshed and Suffering Without … Continue reading

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75th Anniversary of D-Day and a FREE Record Weekend — Hound on the Hunt

FREE Access Weekend June 6th marks the 75th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy. Allied troops stormed German defenses on the beaches of Normandy, France that day. 277 more words via 75th Anniversary of D-Day and a FREE Record … Continue reading

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12 Images of D-Day From The Artists Who Were There — Through the Shattered Lens

Today is the 75th anniversary of D-Day. On this day, in 1944, the Allied forces landed at the beaches of Normandy and, against overwhelming odds, began the liberation of Nazi-occupied France and later all of Western Europe. At least 4,400 … Continue reading

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My Grandfather’s Emotional Return to the D-Day Beaches – FindMyPast

I saw this on FindMyPast a few minutes ago and decided it was a great way to honor D-Day – My Grandfather’s Emotional Return to the D-Day Beaches: https://blog.findmypast.com/a-dday-veterans-return-to-normandy-2638712712.html. Note: Alex Cox is the person who usually posts the FindMyPast … Continue reading

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