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May 29, 2021

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

For Yanks, Memorial Day is about resolute if terrified men and women, innocents all, who died, often alone, 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, 2021 11:59 PM

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