America’s ‘longest day’ preserved country’s freedom


Today is the 75th anniversary of D-Day: June 6, 1944. It is one of three defining moments in American military history along with the defeat of the British at Yorktown in 1781 and the crippling of the Confederacy at Gettysburg in 1863 when the future of the nation hung in the balance while bloody events unfolded on the battlefield.
It can be argued that the Normandy Invasion wasn’t the only battle in World War II that turned the tide for the Allies; some would argue the Battle of Midway in the P...

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