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May 29, 2017

Memorial Day is not about barbecue, chili or hoovering drugs with cousin Jasper.

For us Yanks, Memorial Day is about resolute if terrified men and women, innocents all, who died, sometimes horribly and in confusion, in American military engagements.

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June 6, 1944. U.S. army officer watching Norman coast as his landing craft approaches Omaha Beach.

Posted by JD Hull at May 29, 2017 12:59 AM

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