The above photo is an aerial view of the Normandy American Cemetery maintained by the American Battle Monuments Commission. More than 9,000 Americans are buried here.
67 years ago today, the Allies launched an invasion of Europe to liberate her from the clutches of Nazi Germany. Learn more about this momentous day in world history at the National D-Day Memorial.
This is the entire broadcast day on the radio from June 6, 1944. This will give you a feel for how people back home learned of the invasion of Europe. You can download the audio for yourself at the Internet Archive.
This is the account according to the wonderful documentary, Victory at Sea. Also sourced from the Internet Archive.
D-Day: The Normandy Invasion by crazedigitalmovies
Another documentary, one I've not seen before.
And here is FDR offering a prayer on national radio for the troops invading Europe.
And, on the 40th Anniversary of the invasion, President Ronald Reagan gave an unforgettable speech paying tribute to those boys who stormed a beach and began the liberation of Europe...