Today We Remember The Greatest Generation

June 6, 2018: The 74th Anniversary Of The Invasion Of Normandy On that day soldiers, sailors, Marines, and airmen braved the horrendous shelling of German shore batteries to storm the beaches at Normandy and bring down Hitler and Nazi Germany. On the eve of the invasion, General Eisenhower gave the go-ahead for Operation Overlord, the largest amphibious military operation in history. The expeditionary force of 175,000 men were given their orders by Eisenhower, who closed his speech by beseeching “the blessing of Almighty God upon this great and noble undertaking.” Perhaps it’s best to remember this greatest generation by reflecting on the prayerful words spoken by Franklin D. Roosevelt that day: Almighty God: Our sons, pride of our Nation, this day have set upon a mighty endeavor, a struggle to preserve our Republic, our religion, and our civilization, and to set free a suffering humanity. Lead them straight and true; give strength to their arms,.

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