On the anniversary of one of the most historic battles and largest amphibious landing, here is a round up of coverage and events taking place.
I’ll be adding links throughout the day. If you have a suggestion, please leave a comment and I’ll add it.
Remembrances of the men who were there
The War that had to be won to make D-Day a success
D-Day photo’s still haunting after the invasion
WSJ – D-Day Veterans Gather to remember
D-Day Memorial Anniversary Events
WWII Vets Travel To Normandy to Remember
BBC – Staged Landing and Remembrances Event
D-Day Historic Battle Re-created
The Darkroom, pictures and video’s of D-Day
Blackfive – The President’s Prayer, Eisenhower
Blackfive – Courage beyond measure
France will never forget what it owes these soldiers
What does D-Day Stand for and other facts?
The eyes of the world were upon us on the longest day
One of the finest speeches ever delivered at Pointe-du-hoc
93 year old re-creates parachute jump over Normandy
89 year old veteran sneaks out of nursing home to attend ceremony
WSJ – The debt owed to the hero’s of D-Day
WSJ – The last of the D-Day veterans battle time to bear witness, moving from personal experience to history.