Friday, June 06, 2014

One of the Most Important Days In History

On this date in 1944, American, British, and Canadian armies landed in Normandy.  The purpose of Operation Overlord was to establish a foothold on the continent with the ultimate goal of defeating the Nazis.

Here are some "then and now" pictures.

1 comment:

maxutils said...

You couldn't pry me off of one of those landing boats. Hell, you probably couldn't have pushed me on. Those guys had real guts... way beyond anything I could imagine.