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Landing at Normandy: The 5 Beaches of D-Day

  Early in the morning on June 6, 1944, about 156,000 Allied soldiers stormed a handful of beaches along the coast of Normandy, France. Although choppy seas and heavy German resistance prevented them from fully meeting their objectives that day, … Continue reading

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The Last of the Boys of Pointe du Hoc: The Rangers of Dog Company Who Accomplished D-Day’s Toughest Mission

by Patrick O’Donnell It was the toughest mission of D-Day. Allied plans called for 225 Rangers, including Dog Company, to land on a tiny beach, scale the ten-story-high cliffs of Pointe du Hoc, France, under a torrent of enemy fire, … Continue reading

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President Ronald Reagan Commemorating D-Day- June 6, 1944

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