Reblogging: A poignant reminder… A wonderfully beautiful although sobering post.
The American Cemetery in Normandy
On this 75th anniversary of D-Day, I wanted to share some of the pictures from our visit to Normandy in 2014, shortly after the 70th anniversary. Scores of WWII veterans who were part of Operation Overlord have passed away since then. It’s highly doubtful that more than a handful of them will be with us to observe the 80th anniversary.
My visit to Normandy was one of the most moving experiences of my life. I actually have tears in my eyes right now as I type this. I struggle to comprehend the terror so many young men experienced that June morning 75 years ago. And how many fathers, uncles, grandfathers never were because they fell as young men on a beach in France to defend the world against unspeakable evil. And how many mothers and fathers never knew what happened to their sons because their…
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