70th Anniversary of D-Day: Gen. Eisenhower’s message to Allied troops

Today, June 6, marks the 70th anniversary of D-Day when Allied forces landed troops on Normandy beaches for the largest amphibious landing in history, Operation Overlord, beginning the march eastward to defeat Germany.

The below order was issued by Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower to encourage Allied Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen taking part in the D-day invasion of June 6, 1944.

Soldiers, Sailors, and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force!

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70th Anniversary of D-Day: Gen. Eisenhower’s message to Allied troops