Monday, June 10, 2019

History of D-Day in perspective: lest we forget

The D-Day commemorations were moving and personal and very widely broadcast again this year.  As they should be.

But to counter the inclination of some commentators and maybe even some historians to speak of "the turning of the tide" or "the beginning of the end," it's worthwhile to read this essay from the American History News Network, confirming that the turning of the tide occurred at Moscow, or Stalingrad, or Kursk, and not in Normandy. 
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