D-Day +68 (years)

From last year, but still very much on my mind.


When I woke up this morning the first thing on my mind was June 6, 1944. I thought about what the troops must have been feeling as their turn came to storm those French beaches. That was just a part of it. Think about the hysteria that existed in places all over the globe as a result of Hitler’s regime. Families and people everywhere fled from Europe in the event that Hitler prevailed.

Then U.S. led troops looked the beast right in the eye and attacked. Thousands paid the price with their lives. The forces kept coming even with the casualties and the struggles they faced just getting to the beaches safely. Eventually, justice prevailed. The regime was ultimately defeated.

I just couldn’t help but think about those people who went to sleep the night or nights before knowing what was coming. It’s kind of hard to complain about a…

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