June 6 Dawn
June 6 dawns,and D-DAY once more returns to Normandy.The tide is low and the sand hard underfoot.There right next to the omaha and utah beaches of France, that had once been crisscrossed with trenches and mud,are intermingled regiments of bones resting filfully in shallow graves beneath the soil.
And there in a whisper just beneath the wind that howled across the terrain one hears the puzzled voices of boys,boys no older than 16,who had a bright life ahead ,ones who had wishes to be fulfilled,who probably wanted to be someone totally different.There were ones who had never known the insides of a woman,who never had children,who had never grown old...SEVEN MILLION voices asking in unision the unanswered question,that was an answer in itself..WHY??
The Battle of Normandy began commencing the Western Allied effort to liberate mainland Europe from Nazi occupation during World War II.The Normandy invasion, codenamed Operation Overlord, still remains the largest seaborne invasion in History.....
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