• Order of the Day

    June 5, 2014

    Order of the Day

    70 years ago — June 5, 1944 … in the afternoon, it was a nervous Dwight D. Eisenhower who awaited the English night when Allied paratroopers would begin their flights […]

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  • June 4, 2014

    Countdown to D-Day

    Late in the evening of June 4, 1944, General Dwight D. Eisenhower met with his principal staff, perhaps presiding over one of the most important councils of war in military […]

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  • One of my most meaningful weekends

    May 26, 2014

    One of my most meaningful weekends

    On this Memorial Day, in keeping with my WWII posts, I thought I’d recognize the 10th anniversary of the dedication of the WWII Memorial in Washington D.C. During the weekend […]

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  • May 23, 2014

    The ultimate sacrifice of one American town

    As we begin the Memorial Day weekend, I will continue with my “1944 70th Anniversary” posts while also honoring those brave Americans who have died in battle. I want to […]

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  • May 12, 2014

    D-Day’s engineering marvels

    Today, I’m continuing with my “70th anniversary of 1944” posts, as we are approaching the anniversary of D-Day: June 6, 1944. One often overlooked part of D-Day are the critical […]

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