D-Day Plus 65 Years

Throughout the first half of 1944, America and Great Britain assembled land, naval, and air forces in England where they prepared for the assault on Hitler’s “Fortress Europe.” Hundreds of thousands of soldiers from America, Canada, and Britain trained and rehearsed their roles in the largest and most complex military operation in human history. More […]

Remembering D-Day: A President’s Prayer

On June 6, 1944, a few hours after the invasion began, President Roosevelt spoke on all the radio networks and revealed to the American People what had been a military secret for over a year, the exact date and location of the invasion of Europe. He then asked listeners to join him as he prayed. […]

General Eisenhower’s D-Day Message to The Troops

This is an actual copy of the message from Supreme Allied Commander, General Eisenhower, given to many of the troops as they left England and sailed or flew across the channel to France for the D-Day Invasion. Those who didn’t receive a paper copy heard the message read by Eisenhower himself, over loudspeakers aboard the […]