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Marcella LeBeau, Nurse at D-Day and Battle of the Bulge (Full Interview) – YouTube Video American Veterans Center

I saw this on YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=th5D7_K_ZKI Direct link: Marcella LeBeau, Nurse at D-Day and Battle of the Bulge (Full Interview) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=th5D7_K_ZKI (about 42:44 minutes long).

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Guy Whidden, 101st Airborne in WWII (Full Interview) – YouTube Video American Veterans Center

I saw this on YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVgU2LfumIc Direct link: Guy Whidden, 101st Airborne in WWII (Full Interview) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVgU2LfumIc (about 41:04 minutes long)

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A Friend Asks For Cards To Make Veteran’s Birthday Special – War History Online

I was made aware of this request – A Friend Asks For Cards To Make Veteran’s Birthday Special – War History Online: https://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/a-friend-asks-for-cards-to-make-veterans-birthday-special.html by another blogger. D-Day veteran Mr Vincent Corsini (ICo/116th/29ID) will be celebrating his 96th birthday this July … Continue reading

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Normandy Beach Landing Tour – France — Life’s Adventures

Since Ireland is still in lockdown with the Coronavirus pandemic, I’m having more free time to write about previous adventures. One in particular, that I knew would be a very difficult challenge to write was the Normandy Beach Landing Tour … Continue reading

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D-Day in Full Color – MyHeritage June 5, 2020

I saw this on MyHeritage – D-Day in Full Color – MyHeritage June 5, 2020: https://blog.myheritage.com/2020/06/d-day-in-full-color/.  by Esther June 5, 2020 History On June 6, 1944, the largest seaborne invasion in history took place, finally turning the tide of World … Continue reading

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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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