Today marks the 64th anniversary of D-Day, the turning point in World War II when the Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, France. Here is how the AP originally reported the mission:
SUPREME HEADQUARTERS, ALLIED EXPEDITIONARY FORCE, TUESDAY (AP) – American, British and Canadian troops landed in northern France this morning, launching the greatest overseas military operation in history with word from their supreme commander, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, that “we will accept nothing except full victory” over the German masters of the continent.
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What an incredible effort and great sacrifice was made for the sake of freedom. We owe much to brave men who much gave much.