Monday, June 06, 2005

Operation Overlord

61 Years ago on this day, June 6th 1944; the allied powers launched the single largest mobilization of men and machinery every attempted.

Operation Overlord, the invasion of mainland Europe. We commonly refer to it as:

This link from wikipedia covers the history better than I ever possibly could. I jsut want to say one thing more:

Gentlemen, raise your glasses on this day...

"To Absent Companions, and Fallen Comrades"