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Today is D-Day

Today is D-Day, once a date Evocative of war When Allied troops invaded France In 1944. By land and sea and air, the soldiers Stormed the Nazis’ hold In Normandy, an operation Sneaky, smart and bold. Commemorated in the past, Historically germane, To younger folk, its meaning Would need someone to explain. As years go by, the stories fade And though they might be taught, We cannot bring to relevance The wars and battles fought.

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Date: 6/18/2022 7:38:00 PM
Thank you for writing this tribute my friend.
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Date: 6/7/2022 11:39:00 AM
Thank you for remembering with an outstanding poem! Aloha!
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Date: 6/6/2022 6:54:00 PM
Marvelous, Ilene. Even though the weather was iffy, Eisenhower said "It's a go!" One man, one decision, many, many lives...but the fate of Hitler and Nazism was sealed. Oh, God, let us hope and pray that it never rears its ugly head again! Or, has it already?
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Date: 6/6/2022 2:38:00 PM
Well written Ilene, we must never forget the sacrifice those brave men and women gave to bring about the downfall of that physchopath Hitler. Yet here we are again faced with another madman in the Kremlin. I think the west needs to stand up to him or others will follow him, China and Nth Korea comes to mind. Tom
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Date: 6/6/2022 2:19:00 PM
it was a day that finally gave the allies something to cheer for and hope for after 5 years of setbacks... it signified the beginning of the end for the axis powers. well done, thank you for putting the significance of this day into verse!
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