Gratitude and Remembrance for D-Day and the Battle of Midway

Today,  marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, 1944.

June 4th marked the 77th anniversary of the Battle of Midway on May 4, 1942.

Both events mark turning points in World War II and the battles for freedom in the European and Pacific theaters of war.

This morning, the Daily Herald newspaper featured two poignant article on the Opinion page, which I wanted to share in this blog post.

Both articles offered remembrances of the courage and commitment of our military troops.

I also have included links to the history of both events.

The Valor of D-Day 75 Years later

The History of the Normandy Landing on D-Day

Midway, Too, Recalls Courage, Luck, and a Sense of the Time

The history of the Battle of Midway

May we always remember to honor and be grateful to our troops who bravely fought to retain our blessings of freedom! 


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  1. Jean on June 12, 2019 at 10:01 am

    TY for sharing these articles. We who reap the benefits should be aware of the history of these benefits. Democracy will not just keep on keeping on. History and participation are relevant. Jean

    • sheila on June 25, 2019 at 4:38 pm

      You are most welcome, Jean. I am in complete agreement with your opinion of history, democracy, and participation. I think it also is our Blue Brain teacher personalities!

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