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My Grandfather was in the invasion when he was only 18 years old. He was in the first wave in the dog green sector. 2 years ago me and the family went to France with him and traced his path through Europe. It was a trip of a lifetime. He is 86 now and celebrating his 65th anniversary of DDay. Heres to everyone who keeps/kept our country free! Thanks to all the vets.
 

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Alot of young men died that day .So ,the world would be a better place to live. No doubt without the United States involvement and sacrafice Hitler would have taken over the entire world. Just as today with our men and women fighting the Muslim terrorist this world would not be safe without the United states of America!!Thanks To all my brothers and sisters out there protecting us!!!!
 

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My grandfather was a prisoner of war twice during WWII. He escaped the Nazi's on 2 occasions. He fought for the French Army and deeply appreciated what the American soldiers sacrificed. He came to this country, worked two full-time jobs, and made a good honest life for himself. My grandfather LOVED America, and understood what the price of freedom was. He rarely spoke of the horrors he witnessed. I have tears in my eyes remembering an honest, hard working, and extremely patriotic man. Andres Fransisco Soldan R.I.P.
 

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The cliffs are an amazing sight! All along the the beaches there are still tank pieces, mortars, the big iron crosses. Bunkers are still built into the sea wall as well. Crazy
 

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definetly will not forget this day,those who survived it and those who did not. they gave their tomorrows so we'd have our todays. 1 grandad was in the Navy in the pacific,the other an Army mp in the south atlantic.

Put yourself in one of those landing craft in the beginning of Saving Private Ryan. Think about it.
i think i'd rather have gone in the night before with either the 101st or the 82nd.
 

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If only the office of president, and the various offices of government were graced by someone half as good as Reagan, this country would be significantly better off. We can only hope that day will come soon.
 

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I would love to go see those cliffs someday.
I took my daughter and my dad 2 years ago while we were in Paris. If you stand at the waters edge at low tide and look at the stretch of beach in front of you, you can't help but be humbled as to how difficult a task the first waves ashore had. God bless those that didn't make it, and those who did. We have them to thank for the right to B$#ch and moan about how much things suck right now. Lets all hope that what they did for us was not in vain, and that somehow smarter minds prevail in Washington, and make this country strong and great once more.

My thanks to all veterans past and present who have served.
 

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Great stuff.My dad was Army Airborne WW II and recieved the purple heart for wounds sustained in the Battle of the Bulge.

Actually,I just got back from spending the weekend in Washington DC.We got to tour inside the White House,Arlington Cemetary,World War II Memorial,Vietnam Memorial,and other national treasures.We also visited the US Marine Corps Museum in Quantico on Fri.Semper Fi!

Makes me feel proud to have served and of all the otheres as well.I recomend any who may have never seen DC to go visit and to pay tribute to our veterans.[up][up][up]
 
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