D-Day Commemorations : photos & video
“The Longest Day” June 6, 1944 On those shores of Normandy Those sixty-five years ago There was an amphibious landing The largest, this World would know. Many thousands stormed those beaches Although many, never reached the land Washed upon, foreign sands by waves Where, all those Heroes took their stand. Named, Omaha, Sword and Juno Gold and Utah, where they died It was our foothold there in Europe Which would not, could not, be denied. To liberate those Countries occupied By that terrible, Nazi war machine Where People sought their Freedom From the tyranny they had seen. It made Hitler change his plans To invade the English countryside There’s no doubt it dashed his hopes To, spread his rule, worldwide. It began the march through France Towards the Battle of Berlin To the end of such an evilness We hope, to never see again. Today we Honor those who Served All those dead and those alive Although their numbers are dwindling Our memories of them, will survive. Four hundred twenty-five thousand souls Both sides lost, before it was all done In the Battle of Normandy That began, that day, the “longest” one. Del “Abe” Jones 06.06.2009 "Mankind’s greatest accomplishment is not the revolution of technology it is the evolution of creativity " copyright Del "Abe" Jones 1984
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