The Longest Day.


 “You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you. In company with our brave Allies and brothers-in-arms on other Fronts, you will bring about the destruction of the German war machine, the elimination of Nazi tyranny over the oppressed peoples of Europe, and security for ourselves in a free world.” -General Dwight D. Eisenhower. Today marks the 70th anniversary of the start of Operation Overlord. The heroic and nearly suicidal attack launched by the Allies against Nazi occupied Europe. Without the sacrifice of the thousands of men that died on the beaches of […]

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