Many remember D-Day, when, on June 6, 1944, Allied forces invaded the coast of Normandy to re-take land from the Axis forces, gaining a victory that became a turning point in World War II.
D-Day casualties: Of the 4,414 Allied deaths on June 6th, 2,501 were Americans and 1,913 were Allies. (D-Day facts)
Today we honor the #DDay heroes. They defended our liberty and fought for a noble cause. Let’s never forget their bravery.— Rand Paul (@RandPaul) June 6, 2022
Today we commemorate #DDay, a turning point in WWII and the fight against fascism that ultimately led to Germany's surrender.— The Lincoln Project (@ProjectLincoln) June 6, 2022
Now, fascism has reared its ugly head again. To fight against it now is as crucial and as American as it was 78 years ago today.pic.twitter.com/9HVP44ODJB
Today, the day before #DDay — 78 years ago.— U.S. Army (@USArmy) June 5, 2022
Thousands of paratroopers watched the sun go down, prepared to take the fight to evil itself.
We remember them today, tomorrow, and forever. #Army247 pic.twitter.com/8GQuy5u5sv
78 years ago, U.S. soldiers stormed the beaches of Normandy to fight for freedom and justice around the world. We are forever indebted to them for their courage and sacrifice. #DDay— Sen. Marsha Blackburn (@MarshaBlackburn) June 6, 2022
This Day in #WWII #History: On June 5, 1944, General Dwight D. Eisenhower speaks to Easy Company men of the 502d PIR of the U.S. 101st Airborne Division at RAF Greenham Common, England, prior to the #DDay invasion. pic.twitter.com/hNkf9D8von— World War II History (@WW2Facts) June 5, 2022