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Normandy American Cemetery
Normandy ^ | June 6, 1944 | Amos

Posted on 06/04/2010 12:58:10 PM PDT by SLB

A grateful Frenchman.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News
KEYWORDS: dday; normandy; wwii
Who said they did not exist?
1 posted on 06/04/2010 12:58:10 PM PDT by SLB
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To: SLB

What a wonderful film...


2 posted on 06/04/2010 1:08:48 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Impeachment !)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

For later.


3 posted on 06/04/2010 1:11:34 PM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: Lurker

ditto


4 posted on 06/04/2010 1:12:57 PM PDT by ArmyTeach ( ...speak the truth, right the wrong, follow the King)
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To: SLB

Wow, just wow. Thank you for posting.

Anyone who can get through this video without tears running down their face doesn’t have a heart.


5 posted on 06/04/2010 1:16:59 PM PDT by nesnah
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To: SLB

I’m sobbing like a baby! That was beautiful.


6 posted on 06/04/2010 1:26:40 PM PDT by FrdmLvr ( VIVA la SB 1070!)
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To: SLB

Thank you very much.


7 posted on 06/04/2010 1:29:08 PM PDT by unkus
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To: SLB

Dang blurry screen.


8 posted on 06/04/2010 1:36:39 PM PDT by Eagles6 ( Typical White Guy: Christian, Constitutionalist, Heterosexual, Redneck.)
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To: SLB

Very poor video quality. The screen was all blurry-I couldn’t see a thing by halfway through. I think it hurt my eyes because I had tears running down my cheeks.


9 posted on 06/04/2010 1:49:21 PM PDT by MattinNJ (Iron Man 2-a great conservative movie.)
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To: SLB

Thank you for this post. A trip to the American Cemetary at Normandy is #1 on my bucket list. I hope to go next year.


10 posted on 06/04/2010 2:47:36 PM PDT by fredisred
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To: SLB

S/B American Cemetery....... My keyboard is blurry.


11 posted on 06/04/2010 2:50:14 PM PDT by fredisred
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To: SLB

My family, including my parents, were at the Grand Canyon a few years ago, and we enjoyed a nature tour with one of the rangers. My dad noticed that the man, who was an older gentleman, had an accent, and he asked him where he was from.

“I grew up in the Netherlands,” the ranger said.

“I was stationed near Arnheim during the war,” my dad replied.

The ranger stopped walking and, in a voice meant to be heard by the entire tour, said, “Sir, you are one of my heroes. As I boy, I admired the American soldiers and wanted to be like them. I thank you on behalf of all my countrymen for what you did for us.”

It was a special moment, one that meant the world to my Dad. He’s gone now, but that memory is one of my favorites.


12 posted on 06/04/2010 2:51:33 PM PDT by Jedidah
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To: SLB

Wow.


13 posted on 06/04/2010 3:00:14 PM PDT by Gabrial (The Whitehouse Nightmare will continue as long as the Nightmare is in the Whitehouse)
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To: Jedidah

Neat story.


14 posted on 06/04/2010 5:22:44 PM PDT by unkus
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To: Eagles6

My screen got blurry too.


15 posted on 06/04/2010 5:23:20 PM PDT by unkus
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To: unkus

Some technical problem no doubt.


16 posted on 06/04/2010 5:57:37 PM PDT by Eagles6 ( Typical White Guy: Christian, Constitutionalist, Heterosexual, Redneck.)
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To: Jedidah

Thank you for that story.


17 posted on 06/04/2010 5:59:24 PM PDT by elder5
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

There’s something wrong with that video. It’s all blurry.

D-day is an anniversary we must never forget. So much pain and sacrifice. Our troops were brave and tough. They were liberators. They still are.

My Dad was in WWII, but he didn’t see combat. He wanted so badly to fly, but that wasn’t in the cards. My Dad died on D-day, 4 years ago.

It’s an anniversary I can never forget.

RIP, Dad. I’ll see you again some day.


18 posted on 06/05/2010 1:06:51 AM PDT by Just Lori (To take our country back, we need to take our party back. NO MORE RINOS!!)
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To: SLB; tiapam; pandoraou812; jaycee

From http://scottfactor.com/

Today, 66 years ago, our brave soldiers stormed the beaches of Normandy, France, risking life for liberty, in a day that has come to be known as D-Day. Since I am confident that our current President isn’t capable of saying any words to commemorate this sacrifice unless he is reading it from a teleprompter, I feel compelled to post the recorded remarks of a real national leader, President Ronald Reagan.

This is a video of those remarks by President Ronald Reagan on the 40th Anniversary of D-Day, spoken on June 06, 1984 in Pointe Du Hoc, Normandy, France.

Thank you, veterans.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBeyZAmmJNg


19 posted on 06/06/2010 8:29:49 AM PDT by yorkie
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To: SLB

Just grateful that I’ve had the opportunity to visit and pay my respects to our brave American soldiers.

It will always be the most moving moment of my 50+ years on this planet.

We will never forget you!


20 posted on 06/06/2010 9:22:11 AM PDT by Beaten Valve
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“We will never forget? Somone should tell this administration! You never know how good you had something, until you don’t have it anymore! Ronald Regan was truly a fantastic President!
Remembering the anniversary of D-Day! Thank you for sharing, Yorkie!


21 posted on 06/06/2010 10:21:55 AM PDT by tiapam
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