Seventy-two year ago, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower scribbled on a loose piece of paper his order to launch Operation Overlord—taking full responsibility for its failure, which was very likely. The planning for Overlord began in May 1940, soon after France
This June 6 marks the 73rd anniversary of D-Day. Nothing captures the drama and action of that day better than the words of the men who actually took part in the assault. Particularly poignant are the voices of the elite Army Rangers who led the way off bloody Omaha Beach.