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My Turn: D-Day's clarion call

...fighting, in places like Guadalcanal and Iwo Jima, was as tough or tougher than the fight to takes the heights at Omaha Beach.Yet, as America salutes the troops that staged the D-Day invasion, that battle has become emblematic - not just...
Poet brings 9-11 message to Capitol

...the former World Trade Center site; Shanksville, Pa., site of the fourth hijacked plane crash; Pearl Harbor; and Omaha Beach in Normandy, site of the D-Day invasion of World War II. He estimated he has driven 30,000 miles and logged 20...
The price of peace

...evils like that posed by Adolf Hitler and his Nazi regime, we as a nation did not obtain our victory by simply storming Omaha Beach and singing "Kum ba yah." The evils that have previously come before us have evoked a necessity from the free world...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...observe the Pledge all they had to do was recall the first 20 minutes of the film showing the Normandy invasion and Omaha Beach in June of 1944. I told them that the realistic portrayal of just what those men went through, and the ones that died...
U.S. invasions were often for worthy reasons

...have to admit this certainly is an odd statement to come from a Vietnam vet. Mr. Baxter apparently has never heard of Omaha Beach or "D Day" or, for that matter, of the occupation of Japan at the end of the Second World War. Heck, ask any liberal...
South to Unalaska

...emplacement that would guard the harbor. I couldn't help but think of the Nazi bunkers I had seen just this past July above Omaha Beach ? two fronts of the same war but on different sides of the world. In my next blog, I'll share what happened at the...
Opinion: Why didn't we listen to their war stories?

...he gets about 25,000 visitors every year. But on a typical summer day, when the gravestones at World War II's Omaha Beach echo with the squeals of busloads of teenagers shipped in from Paris, Romagne remains deserted. For the most part...
Juneau Empire Online Community: Obituaries 7/17/98

...Douglas High School. Edmiston was a veteran of World War II, having served in Africa during the invasion of Sicily and Omaha Beach in France. He also served for 21 years in the Coast Guard and 15 years as a radar controller specialist with the Federal...


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