Order of the Day-June 6, 1944

Here it is in black and white, the order of the day given to each heroic warier in the wee hours of June 6, 1944.

George, my brother, was to parachute at 1:30 AM.

The waves of men storming the beach hit the water at first light. The largest amphibious attack  in history had begun.

The young American, British, and Canadian  men gladly gave their lives for freedom.

As the first wave of soldiers hit the beaches, 90% gave their lives.

The second wave were killed at a rate of 80%. . . . .

The third wave. . . .

The fourth wave. . .

The fifth wave. . .

Finally after entering the bloody water and stepping over their beached comrades, the sixth wave broke  through to the German line.

The beginning of the end of Hitler’s wicked wish thanks to our warrior heroes!

 

About annetbell

I am a retired elementary teacher, well seasoned world traveler,new blogger, grandmother, and a new enthusiastic discoverer of the wonderfully complex country of India. Anne
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4 Responses to Order of the Day-June 6, 1944

  1. Don Ostertag says:

    We owe your brother and his brave companions so very, very much!

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  2. GP Cox says:

    I know today is a very special one for you, and that it also brings mournful memories. Please know we so appreciate his sacrifice.

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