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  • Jewish D-Day veteran, 98, who helped Nazi concentration camp survivors during the Second World War fears 'we are going through the same thing again' after 'cowardly' Hamas attack

    11/13/2023 9:29:51 AM PST · by DFG · 10 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 11/13/2023 | Martin Robinson
    Distraught Jewish veteran Mervyn Kersh was one of nine D-Day veterans to march past the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday - but he fears another war could be on the horizon and the sacrifices of the Greatest Generation could be in vain. The father-of-three, 98, served in the Second World War as a private with the Royal Army Ordnance Corps, fighting through Belgium, Holland and Germany. He was also sent to help survivors of Adolf Hitler's death camp: Bergen-Belsen, where 70,000 or more people died including many Jews. Speaking yesterday, as he remembered his comrades, Mervyn said tearfully: 'It was a...
  • OMAHA BEACH: Last Living 1st Wave D-Day Officer on Storming Normandy

    07/15/2023 10:32:18 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 6 replies
    YouTube ^ | June 6, 2023 | American Veterans Center
    OMAHA BEACH: Last Living 1st Wave D-Day Officer on Storming Normandy | 34:07American Veterans Center | 269K subscribers | 227,941 views | June 6, 2023
  • Spanish tomb of The Man Who Never Was - whose corpse was used in Britain's famous Operation Mincemeat plan to fool Hitler - could be EXHUMED to settle doubts over the body's true identity

    12/28/2021 8:06:41 AM PST · by DFG · 21 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 12/28/2021 | Chris Pleasance
    In the final row of graves in an obscure cemetery in southern Spain, is a tomb dedicated to William Martin - a British officer killed during the Second World War. Except that Martin wasn't real. He was invented by British spies as part of a daring and successful plot to fool Hitler about the invasion of Sicily, using the corpse of an unknown man dressed up like an officer and carrying a case full of fake documents. Now, ahead of the release of new film Operation Mincemeat which documents the mission, calls are growing to exhume the grave so the...
  • Remembering the Horrors of D-Day

    06/08/2023 5:18:11 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 37 replies
    American Greatness ^ | 7 Jun, 2023 | Victor Davis Hanson
    The men at Omaha did not believe America had to be perfect to be good—just far better than the alternative. Seventy-nine years ago this week, the Allies assaulted the Normandy beaches on D-Day, June 6, 1944. Their invasion marked the largest amphibious landing since the Persians under Xerxes invaded the Greek mainland in 480 B.C. Nearly 160,000 American, British, and Canadian soldiers stormed five beaches of Nazi-occupied France. The plan was to liberate Western Europe after four years of occupation, push into Germany, and end the Nazi regime. Less than a year later, the Allies from the West, and the...
  • James Woods: This is what many Americans celebrate with pride this month.(D-Day June 6th, 1944)

    06/06/2023 3:43:11 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 14 replies
    Twitter ^ | 6/6/2023 | James Woods
  • D-Day 6-6-1944

    06/06/2023 2:47:44 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 7 replies
    Seventy-Nine years ago during the night Allied paratroopers landed behind the the beaches of Normandy, France, to be followed at dawn by thousands of amphibious troops landing on those beaches, I can not let this day go by without a tribute. June 6, 1944 was not just another day at the beach and for many it was their last day and for those who lived it was their longest day for the rest of their lives.

    06/06/2023 12:37:52 PM PDT · by buckalfa · 48 replies
    The National WW2 Museum ^ | Unknown | The National WW2 Museum Staff
    Every day, memories of World War II—its sights and sounds, its terrors and triumphs—disappear. Yielding to the inalterable process of aging, the men and women who fought and won the great conflict are now in their 90s or older. They are dying quickly—according to US Department of Veterans Affairs statistics, 167,284 of the 16 million Americans who served in World War II are alive in 2022.
  • Remembering D-Day: We are called to the same standard

    06/06/2023 4:33:26 PM PDT · by Twotone · 11 replies ^ | June 6, 2023 | Katarina Bradford
    79 years ago today, my grandfather jumped out of a plane. He was 17 years old when he joined the 101st Airborne Division, and at the ripe age of 18, he boarded a C-47 aircraft with the rest of his company destined for Normandy. On June 6, 1944, he jumped out of that plane onto Utah Beach, becoming a part of what would become the largest amphibious invasion in military history, Operation Overlord, or, as it's more commonly known, D-Day. Though only 18, my grandfather was one of the oldest soldiers in his company. He recounted how many, like himself,...
  • President Regan 1984 "These are the boys of Pointe du Hoc. These are the men who took the cliffs. These are the champions who helped free a continent. These are the heroes who helped end a war."

    06/06/2023 3:22:42 PM PDT · by matt04 · 8 replies
    The men of Normandy had faith that what they were doing was right, faith that they fought for all humanity, faith that a just God would grant them mercy on this beachhead or on the next. It was the deep knowledge — and pray God we have not lost it — that there is a profound, moral difference between the use of force for liberation and the use of force for conquest. You were here to liberate, not to conquer, and so you and those others did not doubt your cause. And you were right not to doubt.IMHO, one of...
  • D-Day: Eisenhower and His Paratroopers

    06/06/2023 10:59:06 AM PDT · by Retain Mike · 18 replies
    self | June 6, 2023 | Self
    General Dwight D. Eisenhower arrived in London January 2, 1944 to command Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF) and to direct the last five months of planning for D-Day; the most difficult and complicated military operation ever attempted. Eisenhower’s study of leadership skills required he ignore opportunities for fear and doubt, which inevitably arise as strain and tension wear away endurance. He persevered to present confidence and optimism to those around him. For that reason, he brought with him a confident, battle tested team that had led successful landings in North Africa, Sicily, and Salerno, despite experiencing German counterattacks nearly...
  • VIDEO: Dwight D. Eisenhower and Clark Gable Had Almost Identical Voices

    06/06/2023 10:05:36 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 15 replies
    Rumble ^ | June 6, 2023 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEOSince today is the 79th Anniversary of the D-Day landing on June 6, 1944 I thought it would be a good time to compare the amazingly similar voices of Dwight D. Eisenhower and Clark Gable. In this video you can hear Eisenhower's D-Day message to the allied troops as compared to Clark Gable's recruitment speech for the Army Air Force. I also mixed up the segments of each so you can hear them speak closer together in order to better compare the similarity of their voices.
  • D-Day | June 6

    06/06/2023 7:08:17 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 12 replies
    National Day Calendar ^ | June 6, 2023 | Staff
    (Last Updated On: June 5, 2023) D-Day D-Day is June 6 on the National Day Calendar and we are honoring those who fought on the beaches of Normandy, France. This historical day is a reminder of the day troops of Allied forces staged one of the most pivotal attacks against Germany during World War II. #DDay The Battle of Normandy was executed under the codename Operation Overlord and became known as the beginning of the end of World War II. The Battle of Normandy was along a 50 mile stretch of beaches, including Utah and Omaha Beach. While many explanations...
  • D-Day (The Beginning of the End of WW II) June 6, 1944

    06/06/2023 7:46:39 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 27 replies ^ | June, 2023 | Staff
    D-Day was the name given to the June 6, 1944, invasion of the beaches at Normandy in northern France by troops from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and other countries during World War II. France at the time was occupied by the armies of Nazi Germany, and the amphibious assault—codenamed Operation Overlord—landed some 156,000 Allied soldiers on the beaches of Normandy by the end of the day. Despite their success, some 4,000 Allied troops were killed by German soldiers defending the beaches. At the time, the D-Day invasion was the largest naval, air and land operation in history,...
  • D-Day Messages from Trump and DeSantis (VANITY)

    06/06/2023 7:04:37 AM PDT · by thefactor · 40 replies
    Twitter/Truth Social | 6/6/2023 | thefactor
    Today is D-Day. We all know its significance.Here is DeSantis' message on Twitter: "On the anniversary of D-Day, we remember the brave men who gave their lives to protect our nation against great evil."Here is Trump's message on Truth Social: "ELECTION INTERFERENCE!!! Don't let it happen." And, "They are going after me as RETRIBUTION for the Republicans in Congress going after them. The difference is, they have created major crimes, I have created none!"
  • D-Day 24 Hours (D-Day As It Happened)

    06/05/2023 5:57:19 PM PDT · by dfwgator · 27 replies
    Time Ghost just started their 24-Hour D-Day As It Happened, they are in the 3rd Hour Now.
  • Zelensky compares retaking of Kherson to D-Day

    11/15/2022 5:56:15 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 22 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/15/2022 | Jared Gans
    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky compared his country retaking the regional capital of Kherson to D-Day, the start of the Allies regaining captured territory from the Nazis during World War II, saying it could be a turning point in the war with Russia. Zelensky said in an address to the Group of 20 (G20) summit in Indonesia on Tuesday that the Ukrainian operation to liberate Kherson is reminiscent of many other battles in the past that were turning points in armed conflicts. “Those battles symbolized such changes, after which people already knew who will be victorious even though the ultimate victory...
  • President Biden issues end-of-day statement honoring 78th anniversary of D-Day

    06/06/2022 7:38:22 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 38 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 6, 2022 9:22pm EDT | Bradford Betz
    President Biden late Monday issued a statement on the 78th anniversary of D-Day, after failing to mention the historic day in any of his earlier remarks. His tweet is timestamped at 8:45 p.m. ET, by which time it was the early morning of June 7 in Normandy, France. [cut] Last year, the Biden White House failed to issue any kind of statement on the anniversary.
  • Google Snubs D-Day Anniversary, Celebrates Invention of Espresso Machine in ‘Google Doodle’

    06/06/2022 9:59:40 AM PDT · by gattaca · 44 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 6, 2022 | ROBERT KRAYCHIK
    Google opted against highlighting the 78th anniversary of D-Day on its search engine’s “Google Doodle” on Monday, choosing instead to present an animation celebrating the birthday of Angelo Moriondo, the investor of the espresso machine. “Today’s coffee-stained Google Doodle is in honor of Angelo Moriondo, the Italian innovator who created the espresso machine,” noted 9to5Google of the search engine’s accompanied espresso-themed animation. The Masters of the Universe completely ignored that June 6 is also the anniversary of the D-Day invasion, a pivotal moment of World War II
  • Joe Biden Ignores D-Day Anniversary Again, Demands Gun Control Instead

    06/06/2022 3:58:34 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 06/06/2022 | Charlie Spiering
    President Joe Biden ignored the anniversary of the historic D-Day invasion by American soldiers for the second year in a row as president. On social media, the president instead made a desperate plea for gun control.
  • 'A true American hero': 99-year-old WWII veteran who enlisted at AGE 15 and stormed the beaches of Normandy on D-Day becomes an unlikely TIKTOK star by sharing his incredible wartime stories

    06/06/2022 11:19:40 AM PDT · by DFG · 18 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 06/06/2022 | LILLIAN GISSEN
    A 99-year-old World War II veteran who became a viral TikTok star while opening up about his wartime experiences has made an emotional return to Normandy in order to honor the thousands of his fellow soldiers who died on D-Day. Jake Larson joined the National Guard when he was only 15 years old - more than 80 years ago - and participated on the June 6, 1944, battle on Normandy beach in France which saw the 'land, air, and sea forces' come together for the 'largest invasion in human history' according to - also known as D-Day. Now, the...