D-Day + 65 years

World War II demanded countless campaigns that all command our memory, but today we remember the invasion that led to the fall of Nazi Germany – the Normandy landings that began Operation Overlord.

A LCVP (Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel) from the USS Samuel Chase disembarks troops of the U.S. Army First Division on the morning of June 6, 1944 (D-Day) at Omaha Beach.
A LCVP (Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel) from the USS Samuel Chase disembarks troops of the U.S. Army First Division on the morning of June 6, 1944 (D-Day) at Omaha Beach.

Photograph by Chief Photographer’s Mate Robert F. Sargent, U.S. Coast Guard

I encourage you to take a moment today to think of the bravery and sacrifice behind this endeavor.

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