Flashback: American Soldiers in ‘High Spirits’ Ahead of D-Day Landings

ABOARD AN INVASION SHIP (AP) – This story was first published on June 5, 1944, hours before AP journalist Don Whitehead, who became known by his colleagues as “Beachhead Don” landed on Omaha Beach in Normandy on D-Day with the 1st Infantry Division. The AP is republishing Whitehead’s original report to mark the 75th anniversary of the assault that began the liberation of France and Europe from German occupation, leading to the end of World War II.

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The Top War Movies to Watch on Memorial Day

With Memorial Day weekend upon us, patriots may want to spend a few hours remembering some of our greatest war films. Here we will talk briefly about over thirty war films. Some stir the patriot’s blood, others are amusing, many harrowing, still more are foreboding with a subtle anti-war message.

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Gen. Jerry Boykin: Americans Must Study and Protect the Constitution

“We have to do now restore the founding principles of this nation … We’ve got to get back to understanding that the Constitution is the bedrock of who we are,” retired Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin told Matthew Boyle on Breitbart News Saturday, as Boyle guest-hosted that show on SiriusXM Patriot channel 125 this weekend.

Collection: Getty Images News UNDATED: In this handout image provided by the U.S. Army, Lieutenant General William G. Boykin is seen in front of a flag. Boykin, the deputy undersecretary of defense for intelligence, said that the fight against terrorism as a conflict between Judeo-Christian values and Satan. The Pentagon …

D-Day: Ronald Reagan at Pointe Du Hoc

On June 6, 1984, the 40th anniversary of D-Day, President Ronald Reagan stood on what he called a “lonely, windswept point on the northern shore of France” to deliver an oration that would become known as his “Boys of Pointe du Hoc” speech. He made this speech in front of 62 survivors of the 2nd Ranger Battalion who courageously scaled the 100 ft. high cliffs on that fateful day.

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Eisenhower on D-Day: ‘The Free Men of the World are Marching Together to Victory’

On June 6, 1944, almost four years to the day that British Prime Minister Winston Churchill delivered his famous “We Shall Fight on the Beaches” speech in which he prophetically called for the “New World” to step forth to liberate the old, Allied forces under the command of General Dwight Eisenhower stormed the beaches of Normandy. The hour of Europe’s liberation had come, and it would be delivered by the greatest amphibious invasion in world history.

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