D-Day

Everyone has been talking about D-day lately. We thought we would add our own take on it.

D-Day anniversary events around US and abroad

7 June 2014 | 1:35 am Friday is the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings of Allied troops in Normandy, the largest amphibious invasion in history and a turning point in World War II. Here are some of the events held or planned around the United States and in France: http://news.yahoo.com/d-day-anniversary-events-around-us-abroad-064815190.html

British D-Day Vet Sneaks Out of Nursing Home to Attend Normandy Remembrance

7 June 2014 | 12:16 am Bernard Jordan, 89, Hops on Bus, Ferry to Cross the English Channel Again http://news.yahoo.com/british-d-day-vet-sneaks-nursing-home-attend-001633484–abc-news-topstories.html

D-Day remembered: why Allies finally won Normandy campaign

6 June 2014 | 11:22 pm D-Day was the beginning of the end for Nazi Germany. At the close of June 6, 1944, the Allied high command had high confidence its troops could hold their beachhead along Frances Normandy coast. From there, the Allies material and manpower superiority and the grinding of the Red Army on the Eastern Front meant eventual victory was glimmering on the horizon. To many Americans today, D-Day … http://news.yahoo.com/d-day-remembered-why-allies-finally-won-normandy-232207785.html

The Longest Day [Blu-ray] (Blu-ray) tagged “d-day” 10 times

6 February 2013 | 9:13 pm The Longest Day [Blu-ray] The Longest Day [Blu-ray] (Blu-ray)By John Wayne 7 used and new from $17.99 Customer Rating: 4.4 Customer tags: blu-ray(44), world war ii(23), war movie(11), john wayne(10), d-day(10), playstation 3(6), high definition(6), war(4), blu-ray store(3), germany(3), france(3), combat(2) http://www.amazon.com/The-Longest-Blu-ray-John-Wayne/dp/B00158K0RY?tag=cclub-20

Love and Glory: A Novel of Women Soldiers in WWII (Kindle Edition) tagged “d-day” 26 times

7 August 2012 | 2:59 am Love and Glory: A Novel of Women Soldiers in WWII Love and Glory: A Novel of Women Soldiers in WWII (Kindle Edition)By Jeane Westin Buy new: $2.99 Customer Rating: 4.4 Customer tags: d c in wwii(26), wwii fiction(26), d-day(26), london(26), north africa(25), wwii germany(25), italy(25), women soldiers(25), phillipines(24), men who loved them(24), wwii love stories(7), world war ii(7) http://www.amazon.com/Love-Glory-Novel-Women-Soldiers-ebook/dp/B008RLYIT8?tag=cclub-20

The Longest Day: The Classic Epic of D-Day (Paperback) tagged “d-day” 24 times

28 July 2012 | 12:27 pm The Longest Day: The Classic Epic of D-Day The Longest Day: The Classic Epic of D-Day (Paperback)By Cornelius Ryan Buy new: $11.34193 used and new from $2.25 Customer Rating: 4.4 Customer tags: world war ii(30), d-day(24), normandy(13), american history(12), german army(11), war(10), history(6), british history(5), cornelius ryan(4), hitler(3), france(3), british army(2) http://www.amazon.com/The-Longest-Day-Classic-D-Day/dp/0671890913?tag=cclub-20

Overlord: D-Day and the Battle for Normandy (Paperback) tagged “d-day” 8 times

31 May 2012 | 1:57 am Overlord: D-Day and the Battle for Normandy Overlord: D-Day and the Battle for Normandy (Paperback)By Max Hastings and Simon Jenkins Buy new: $13.7962 used and new from $7.29 Customer Rating: 4.4 Customer tags: world war ii(9), normandy(8), d-day(8), operation overlord(5), history(4), british history(3), max hastings(3), american history(3), military history(2), festung europa, hastings, fortress europe http://www.amazon.com/Overlord-Battle-Normandy-Max-Hastings/dp/030727571X?tag=cclub-20

Pegasus Bridge: June 6, 1944 (Paperback) tagged “d-day” 6 times

8 April 2012 | 1:46 pm Pegasus Bridge: June 6, 1944 Pegasus Bridge: June 6, 1944 (Paperback)By Stephen E. Ambrose Buy new: $12.05388 used and new from $0.01 Customer Rating: 4.4 Customer tags: world war ii(27), history(14), normandy(7), british history(6), airborne(6), d-day(6), american history(5), stephen ambrose(4), 1944(4), pegasus bridge(4), military(2), steven ambrose(2) http://www.amazon.com/Pegasus-Bridge-June-6-1944/dp/0671671561?tag=cclub-20

89-Year-Old D-Day Vet Told by Nursing Home He Couldn't Join His …

6 June 2014 | 8:32 pm Bernard Jordan, an 89-year-old DDay veteran, was reportedly told by staff at the Pines nursing home in Furze Hill, also in England, that he couldn't travel to Normandy to be with his comrades for the 70th anniversary of the … http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2014/06/06/89-year-old-d-day-vet-told-by-nursing-home-he-couldnt-join-his-comrades-in-normandy-he-soon-went-missing-take-one-guess-where-they-found-him/

What De Gaulle Won on D Day : The New Yorker

6 June 2014 | 6:25 pm The anniversary of D Day, seen from France, is one where the American vice of self-congratulation often meets the French vice of self-regard. (They are different; the self-regarding don't necessarily like what they see, but they … http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/newsdesk/2014/06/de-gaulles-d-day-victory.html

D-Day Interpretive Dance Caps Off Month of Disrespect for Vets …

6 June 2014 | 4:55 pm If you weren't sure that the Western world's supposed admiration for the sacrifices of military veterans was just lip service, you were privy to a rather definitive confirmation of that fact in the past four weeks. A month which … http://www.mediaite.com/tv/d-day-interpretive-dance-caps-off-month-of-disrespect-for-vets/

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5 Responses to D-Day

  • STRAUSSIAN says:

    Should We Remember The Sacrifices Of The Brave GERMAN Soldiers During D-Day? We tend to focus on the allied soldiers, but the German front-line soldiers also fought quite bravely in the face of overwhelming force. German soldiers such as Heinrich Severloh stood their ground and inflicted a lot of damage on their opponents:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heinrich_Severloh

    As soldiers, they must be respected, regardless of how you feel about their mission. Why does the bravery and the sacrifices of German soldiers on D-Day tend to be ignored in the US media?

  • Sportsjavo says:

    How Do You Protect Multiple Leaders Durring Visits? Let’s say you have the g summit meeting or the d-day event witch has Obama and putin and many more powerful leaders who arranges security does any country that’s visiting have any top priority or can just cover the whole event other than hosting country

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