Seventy-three years ago today the U.S. military landed on the beaches of Normandy, France to begin the liberation of Western Europe from Nazi control during World War II. The liberation of Europe from Nazi control was the beginning of the end for Hitler’s rule.Let’s remember a time when men rallied around an idea that would free all humankind from a tyrant who intended to eliminate a complete set of people and terrorize those that stood in his way….
Close your eyes and picture the scene. It is the morning of June 5, 1944 and General Dwight D. Eisenhower gives orders to begin Operation Overlord. This operation would come to
The battle may not have gone as planned the Allies however, by the end of June could pose 850,000 men and 150,000 vehicles in Normandy where they began the march across Europe.
The story may be 73 years old but the hope is still strong today. It stands the test of time and serves as a reminder to all that
the pursuit of happiness comes at a price. The cost of life and limb is a high price to pay, yet men will continue to sacrifice their precious lives for the idea and hope that all humanity can live together in peace. So today and every day of my life I salute you. I salute all those that sacrifice their time and their life to keep us safe and deliver a message of peace throughout the world. Today I repeat the words that have been sung throughout the ages, “Let Freedom Ring”.