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Old 6 June 2020, 05:52
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D Day 6/6/1944

2500 Americans lost their lives on 6/6/1944.

This should be front and center, instead the world has gone crazy.

Tonight, I'll have a little taste in their honor, "to the truly great men who fought for our freedom".
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Old 6 June 2020, 07:41
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Wife and I went to Normandy last SEP. The "Beaches" have turned into mega million dollar ocean front properties. Still something to experience.
Now Pointe De Hoc was overwhelming. Everything is still looking like the day after the RANGERS took the place from the Germans. I'd would of liked to spend more time there.
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Old 6 June 2020, 08:10
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Old 6 June 2020, 09:05
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Old 6 June 2020, 10:08
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I took a trip to look at the beaches and the American cemetery overlooking Omaha Beach around 15-years ago. While at the American cemetery I noticed a lot of high school aged kids laying flowers at some graves. I happen to walk past one of the graves and saw it was an unknown solider. I also saw the kids lay flowers at General Roosevelt's grave. I was telling the woman that owned the B&B where I was staying this story and she told me they were most likely French students as the schools in Normandy have the kids visit graves of Americans and lay flowers. She also told me the residents of Normandy buy the flowers from their taxes.
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Old 6 June 2020, 10:26
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God bless all those brave souls that took part, RIP to those who never made it off the beach.
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Old 6 June 2020, 10:42
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Lest we ever forget their sacrifices....
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Old 6 June 2020, 13:13
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Humbled and grateful. Rest In Peace to those who gave all and to those still alive... well, a salute in gratitude and a toast of cheer to you.
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Old 6 June 2020, 16:23
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Bless em all. America has forgotten your sacrifices and what you have given us.
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Old 6 June 2020, 16:39
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Great day in history where great men did great deeds. Had the honor and pleasure to meet more than a couple of those heroes.
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Old 6 June 2020, 18:57
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Always remember Carl Chubby Proffitt
King company, 116th Inf Reg, landed 1 hour into the invasion.
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Hold my beer...George Washington
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