Tag Archives: Normandy France

80th D-Day Anniversary

The Making History Project will return to Normandy to attend the official international ceremony at Omaha Beach on June 6, 2024, for the 80th Anniversary of D-Day. The 80th D-Day Anniversary will surely be an incredible event, with many heads of state and returning World War II Veterans in attendance. Due to their advancing age, this could be the last …

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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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