June 6, 2019

Today is the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied invasion of Normandy during WWII. It was the largest seaborne invasion in history and began the liberation of Western Europe from Nazi control. 10,000 Allied troops died on D-Day.

“I have full confidence in your courage, devotion to duty, and skill in battle. We will accept nothing less than full Victory! Good Luck! And let us all beseech the blessing of Almighty God upon this great and noble undertaking.” – Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower

To Do Today: In honor of the 75th anniversary of D-Day, take a moment to learn the stories of the brave men who fought on the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944.

Check out History’s D-Day timeline here.

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