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Five Remarkable Facts about D-Day

Most of us are familiar the basic facts of D-Day from watching movies such as Saving Private Ryan and Band of Brothers. So, today, I thought that I would share a few of the facts relating to the fascinating backstory … Continue reading

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D-Day is George Marshall’s Day — and His Enduring Legacy

As we mark the 70th anniversary of  D-Day, one of history’s greatest and most tragic ironies deserves mentioning: the fact that George C. Marshall, Army Chief of Staff, secretary of State and Defense, father of the Marshall Plan and a … Continue reading

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