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Normandy: Surviving D-Day (full documentary) HD

[youtube id=”OZJMtJtrsnE” mode=”thumbnail” align=”center”] Five years into World War II, the future of Europe hangs in the balance, as 34,000 US soldiers embark on a mission to launch the biggest attack ever from sea. This fascinating documentary, interviews the soldiers

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70 years later, D-Day vet Jim ‘Pee Wee’ Martin jumps again

Inspiring video of the successful jump (Jun 5th, 2014) of 93-year old Jim “Pee Wee” Martin. 70 years ago, Martin was part of the U.S. 101st Airborne Division that parachuted down over Utah Beach in their bid to retake France

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Normandy 44 by Phil Pead

Their bodies and parachutes hung from the trees Near a church tower in Normandy at St Mere Eglise Eighty Second Airborne from a tracer filled sky The dice roll of fate choosing those who would die There are hundreds and

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D-Day, Normandy, France – 6 June 1944

D-Day and the Battle of Normandy – Marking the 70th anniversary of D-Day What does the ā€œDā€ in D-Day stand for? The ā€œDā€ does not stand for “Deliverance”, “Doom”, “Debarkation” or similar words. In fact, it does not stand for

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