Skip to comments.Pictures Of Normandy Invasion
Posted on 03/22/2010 6:09:27 PM PDT by navysealdad
Pictures of Normandy 1944 side by side with today.THIS IS A POWERPOINT PRESENTATION.
(Excerpt) Read more at angelfire.com ...
These are American patriots that sacrificed so much to protect and defend this nation and our Constitution.
What happened yesterday disgraced these heroes sacrifice.
My father, David, served in WWII and in the Korean War. Dad is at peace now and would have been devastated by the events of this past weekend.
If CNN was on the beaches of Normandy, we would all be speaking German and not daring to mention politically correct jack booted thuggery...
Thanks, nsd, very cool!
I have an uncle buried in Italy...
He went to North Africa and then died in Italy, Dec 1944
Thank you for your Uncle’s sacrifice.
My Uncle the MP nearly was run over by a British tank in ..Italy.
“My father, David, served in WWII and in the Korean War. Dad is at peace now and would have been devastated by the events of this past weekend.”
My father, Master Chief Duntno, served in the navy for 27 years, in the Pacific and Korea and in the beginning of “John Kennedy’s War, not mine.” He died in 1986.
He hated Democrats.
This would have been a pretty dark day for him, but I imagine he would have been telling me to use this as a wake up call and stop thinking that there is anything out there that even resembles a “Good Democrat” because they want us to be Commies.
I think this last few days pretty well proves him right, once and for all, so the fighting can begin in earnest any time now, as far as I am concerned.
thanks and interesting that you should post this. My Daughter and I will be there on the 30th for a tour. I hope I can keep it together at the Cemeteries...
Member of Parliament ???
Thanks for posting this! It is amazing to see so many of these old buildings as they are today!
I hope you can't (if you know what I mean).
Of my mothers 7 brothers, 6 volunteered to go...
5 were in the Pacific and i in Eurpope...
They all came back except the one in Europe...
All my fathers brothers went and came back...
The youngest joined up when he was about 14...
My father tried to join but was turned down because his job was important and they werent taking married men...
When my brother joined the Navy at 17 during Nam, my father took him to a pub and brought him a beer...
Dad said if my brother was man enough and old enough to die for his country, he was old enough and man enough to have a beer in a pub...
The barman served my brother knowing he was under age...
My brothers boat patrolled the China Sea just off the coast of Nam..
This appears to be part 2 of 2. Any idea where to find part 1?
My great uncle was KIA there. His son (retired Colonel) and family went over in 1994 for the 50th anniversary. Very moving.
Thanks for posting that! Always great to see ‘then and now’ slides. Some of those places probably have histories going back hundreds/thousands of years with those same buildings and streets. Though it’s haunting enough to look at 65 years ago.
Le plus le change, le plus le meme chose.
Amazing how much has survived relatively intact....being a Californian, “Mid-century” (that would be 1950’s) is a rarity.
my dad flew over the beaches of Normandy to pound the crap out of the Krauts further inland , every day for months .
Finally one day in September of 44’ they found themselves stationed forward at a captured Luftwaffe AB in France . Then in Belgium . They really put the hurt on the Jerrys , kept them from concentrating , kept them hiding . They got a big surprise on Dec 16th in Belgium . The supposed defeated foe hit back with a vengeance. New Years day 45’ was bad too ; suddenly the remains of what seemed like the entire Luftwaffe were swarming all their air fields . They took it all , they fought back , they had down times but they took their losses and fought back strongly . Just as we must continue to do today . Until victory!
Why can’t I open this? It only asks if I wish to save it.
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