Tag Archives: D-Day

After-Action Report: 79th D-Day Anniversary

The 79th D-Day Anniversary was the fifth time I have been back to Normandy, France. Each time is humbling. These hallowed grounds mark a turning point in the history of the world, and the sacrifices made for freedom were incredible. Many of those soldiers that fought in this campaign never returned home and remain there to this day. And many …

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Featured Interview: WWII Veteran Robert Chisholm

With the upcoming 79th Anniversary of D-Day, I thought it appropriate to feature the oral history interview of WWII Veteran Robert Chisholm. D-Day Robert Chisholm served in the 82nd Airborne, 508 Parachute Infantry Regiment, as a paratrooper during World War II. Robert jumped into Normandy, behind the German lines, during the early morning of June 6, 1944, before the invasion …

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79th D-Day Anniversary: The Return to Normandy

The Making History Project will return to Normandy this year for the 79th D-Day Anniversary of the Allied landings during World War II. This annual weeklong event is France’s tribute to the sacrifices of Veterans who liberated France during World War II, most notably those of the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada. This will be my fifth time going …

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