Skip to comments.Ronald Reagan: Remarks on the 40th Anniversary of D-Day
Posted on 06/06/2012 11:05:30 AM PDT by Perdogg
We're here to mark that day in history when the Allied armies joined in battle to reclaim this continent to liberty. For four long years, much of Europe had been under a terrible shadow. Free nations had fallen, Jews cried out in the camps, millions cried out for liberation. Europe was enslaved and the world prayed for its rescue. Here, in Normandy, the rescue began. Here, the Allies stood and fought against tyranny, in a giant undertaking unparalleled in human history.
We stand on a lonely, windswept point on the northern shore of France. The air is soft, but forty years ago at this moment, the air was dense with smoke and the cries of men, and the air was filled with the crack of rifle fire and the roar of cannon. At dawn, on the morning of the 6th of June, 1944, two hundred and twenty-five Rangers jumped off the British landing craft and ran to the bottom of these cliffs.
Their mission was one of the most difficult
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I get chills just reading the first sentance. God I wish we had a real President.
I visited Pointe Du Hoc last July. It still has enormous craters from the Allied bombing everywhere. You can climb around in the old pillboxes. Very creepy in them.
I miss having a real President.
And what legendary soaring eloquence do we get from the illegitimate, bisexual, Marxist Kenyan Muslim Usurper?
Not a damn thing.
I too miss having a real president!
And where is Chicago Jesus? AWOL on this anniversary. Despicable.
I miss having someone in the Oval Office worthy of the title ‘Commander-in-Chief’.
...let’s see if Odungo even mentions D-Day today...any bets?
What a magnificent speech.
Thank you for posting it today.
My uncle is right there in that photograph.