I took a strange, solitary pilgrimage to the D-Day beaches of Normandy. Anyone who has ever set foot on this stretch of coastline comes away with two questions: How did these men pull this off? And what would have happened if they hadn’t?
75 years ago today, the D-Day landings took place. This thoughtful essay by retraces their effort, and considers how a chapter in history begun then may be closing. It's well worth your time
The grief at the Normandy American Cemetery feels world-historical, writes
I visited the Normandy beaches ahead of this week's 75th anniversary of D-Day. It was an emotional trip where the past collided with the present, and I wrote about it here.
Today is a good day to read 's dispatch from Omaha Beach. "How did these men pull this off? And what would have happened if they hadn’t?"
D-Day was one of the most important days and greatest examples of human courage/resolve in world history. To our allies, Reagan’s words still apply: “Your hopes are our hopes, and your destiny is our destiny.”
This essay, filed from Normandy, is worth your time
A wonderful piece by 's about visiting the beaches, cliffs, and cemeteries of Normandy, on the 75th anniversary of D-Day.
The grief at the Normandy American Cemetery feels world-historical, writes
My father, wracked with Parkinson’s, chose Omaha Beach as the last international destination before he was unable to travel.
Heartbreaking read on the 75th anniversary of D-Day. The numbers are staggering. Likely the last D-day for veterans who were there, and they get Trump. All well said, | The grief at the Normandy American Cemetery feels world-historical
Beautiful essay for D-Day and more: The grief at the Normandy American Cemetery feels world-historical, writes