Monday, June 6, 2022
I often think, when I see the weakness of todays patriotism, and faith in God, that perhaps in the current state of division, chaos, disorder, in addition to the fear and uncertainty that has diminished much of the American spirit and our morale, of this is largely due to selfishness, and the lack of sacrificing anything that we were given by God, in believing instead that we own everything.
This idea has made us so afraid, and so insecure to even think to live without it all would cause us to cower even more.
But because of those before us, who willingly did sacrifice "everything", including their lives...we live. And we live with everything that we have, so that it cannot be taken away from us.
That is what they fought and died for.
Some material may not be suitable for children. But I feel it is necessary to remind us all of what took place in on this day 76 years ago that saved our Great Nation and The World.
It Was The Beginning Of The End.
On June 6th, let us reflect on our victory over a rapidly growing genocidal threat of evil along with our allies on D-Day Normandy France on June 6, 1944. where more Than 160,000 Allied Troops Landed Along A 50-mile Stretch Of An Onslaught Of Beach Assault ...
Normandy is a region of northern France. Its varied coastline includes white-chalk cliffs and WWII beachheads, including Omaha Beach, site of the famous D-Day landing. Just off the coast, the rocky island of Mont-Saint-Michel is topped by a soaring Gothic abbey.
The city of Rouen, dominated by Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, is where military leader and Catholic saint Joan of Arc was executed in 1431.
The heavy swells in the English Channel and pink-cheeked young paratroops prepared to board airplanes that would fly through heavy gales to drop them in darkness on Occupied France.
The weather was so vicious, German generals were sure they could rule out any invasion — which convinced Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, the Supreme Allied Commander, that he could no longer keep 160,000 American, British and Canadian soldiers, sailors and fliers bottled up in ships and bases. "I don't like it," he told his generals, "but we have to go."
So Eisenhower paid his respects to U.S. and British paratroopers as they lined up to fly into the battle that night. Their faces were smudged with ash, soot, and tea for camouflage; their helmets sported twigs and leaves.
It was a kind of dress-up that seemed to remind Ike, as he was known, how young were the men he was sent against a raging sea and scalding fire.
He told his driver, Kay Summersby, "I hope to God I'm right."
It was one of the most iconic moments during the Second World War.
At around 8:30 p.m. on June 5, 1944, a day before the Allied invasion of Europe, Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe General Dwight Eisenhower speaks to US Co. E, 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment (Strike). ‘
Full victory-nothing else’, he gave the order of the day to these paratroopers fully realizing that he was sending these boys to a near-suicidal mission; within 24 hours, most of them will be dead.
Despite the extent of the troops, the Allied leaders themselves were uncertain of the outcome. Ike’s air commander, British Air Chief Marshall Leigh-Mallory worried that hundreds of planes and gliders would be destroyed with surviving paratroopers fighting isolated until killed or captured.
Thank you all for your unselfish sacrifices to protect and preserve our Freedom. Liberties and God Given Way of Life!