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Lest we forget that freedom that is never free. Normandy then and now.
#DDay75Anniversary
"They fight not for the lust of conquest. They fight to end conquest. They fight to liberate."
-- President Franklin D. Roosevelt's official address announcing the invasion #DDAY75
"They're murdering us here. Let's move inland and get murdered."
--Colonel Charles D. Canham, 116th Infantry Regiment commander, on Omaha Beach #DDay75thAnniversary
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Today is D-Day. Here's a first hand account of what it was like to storm the beach that day. God bless our military members

dailycaller.com/2019/06/05/d-d…
Trump's speech at 75th D-Day anniversary in Normandy is fantastic

#DDay75thAnniversary

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I hope you're ready for another thread discussing things that are less widely known that the iconic Robert Capa pictures of Omaha Beach #DDay75thAnniversary
As I wrote yesterday, capturing the beaches was the easy part. You may have though then that this was just a way to capture your attention. It wasn't. Compared to the weeks following the landings, the beaches were the easy part. /
"Oh", you may say "but we have all seen 'Saving private Ryan', and we all know that it was one big bloodbath." Well, exactly that it wasn't. Let's discuss facts and figures. By midnight, 130.000 men had landed on the beaches, and close to 23.000 man had been airborne. /
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Today marks the 75th Anniversary of the storming of the beaches at #Normandy. It is our duty & privilege to honor the lives sacrificed on that day.

There’s also a myth that no Black men participated on #DDay and that is not true.

A thread⬇️ #DDay75
Meet 90-year old Joann Woodson. She's on a mission to share the truth about the participation of Black men on #DDay.

Her late husband, Waverly Woodson, was one of the few Black soldiers known to have served on Omaha Beach. #DDay75
Waverly Woodson, a 21-year-old medic from Philadelphia, treated at least 200 injured men on #DDay, despite being injured himself. He was with the lone African-American combat unit to fight on D-Day. #DDay75 #DDay75thAnniversary
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#GenDunford on #DDay75: "On the 75th anniversary of the #Normandy Landings, we express our utmost gratitude to our Nation’s World War II veterans. Their unwavering dedication and devotion to our country and our way of life cannot be overstated. (1/4)
As we remember their sacrifices on the beaches of Northern France, we are reminded of a simple adage: ‘Weapons of war come and go, but the great constant is the people.’ (2/4) #DDay75thAnniversary
They answered the world’s call for help without hesitation or indecision in the midst of great peril to themselves and their fellow service members. Without their immeasurable sacrifices, this experiment we call democracy would no longer exist. (3/4) #HonorThem
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FREEDOM ISN’T FREE. Let us honor those who sacrificed so much this day by refusing to surrender the freedom they won for us to those who wish — even now — to enslave and silence us in their quest for power. #DDay75thAnniversary
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Seventy-five years ago, my father and his small cell of French resistance fighters were in hiding in the Loire Valley, where they carried out acts of sabotage against the Nazis.
As we commemorate #DDay75thAnniversary, I wanted to share my Dad’s recollections of the historic time.
He doesn’t like to talk about his experiences during the war, but reluctantly agreed to let me share these reflections. Perhaps because he doesn’t think French resistance fighters’ contributions are fully recognized — “Maybe because most people are dead.” #DDay75thAnniversary
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6 Jun 44. 0050hrs. The airborne operation has commenced. The 5th Brigade of the 6th British Airborne Division commanded by General Nigel Poett is dropped near Ranville. #DDay75
6 Jun 44 01:11
716th German Infantry Division warns General Marcks of the 84th Army Corps in Saint-Lô of the presence of enemy airborne units in the Cotentin. #DDay75
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The pathfinders of the 82nd Airborne Division jump over Normandy above the Cotentin to attempt to mark 3 landing zones for the rest of the division (Drop Zones N, O and T) #DDay75
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I'm excited to finally show you my new collection of colorized photographs - #DDay75 | June 6, 1944.

Enjoy it, send me your feedback and if you like it, please share/RT.
Thank you.

marinamaral.com/2019/06/d-day-…
"Soldiers, Sailors, and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force: You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you..." #DDay75thAnniversary
This is the letter that Eisenhower set aside "in case of failure."

"Our landings in the Cherbourg-Havre area have failed to gain a satisfactory foothold and I have withdrawn the troops. My decision to attack at this time and place was based upon the best information available..
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D-Day and the American Spirit

#DDay75thAnniversary #DDay75 #DDay

Column here: theepochtimes.com/d-day-and-the-…
The allied victory 75 years ago in the battle of D-Day was hard-won by the men on the ground. The day after troops landed on the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944, war correspondent Ernie Pyle also stood on the beach and wrote a recap of the battle that had taken place. (1)
After the so-called “longest day,” fighting still continued a couple miles inland. On the beach, troops still faced sniper and artillery fire, and the occasional landmine. (2)
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!!DECODE (06/03/19 9:24 PM EST)

DECODE June 3, 2019
POTUS Tweet T-6150 & POTUS Image of “Hair Combed”

Operations are Underway — Operators are Active — And Flood is Coming

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POTUS Tweet T-6150

Here we find …

TimeStamp 6:50
Time Delta 13m
Gematria Value 3145
Missing Letter ‘P’
Keywords: CNN, ATT

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The TimeStamp 6:50 Clue
Leads us to Q-Drop 650

Here we find …

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“I call on the Congress to empower every Cabinet secretary with the authority to reward good workers and to remove federal employees who undermine the public trust or fail the American people.”

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Donald Trump arrives for three-day UK state visit bbc.com/news/uk-484917…
Trump Lands In UK and Trump Tweets!!
Kahn!!!
#WWG1WGA
ThanQ @realDonaldTrump 202Q
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❤️🇺🇸 The United Kingdom on the eve of President Donald J Trump and First Lady Melania Trump 🇬🇧 #USStateVisit
❤️🇺🇸 Thank you @PressSec and @Scavino45
#BehindTheScenes #TheWhiteHouse #MarineOne 🇺🇸 (Thanks for pic Sean C, of behind the scenes — of behind the scenes)
@danscavino instagram.com/p/ByMHzwFF9Xj/…
@PressSec @Scavino45 @DanScavino ❤️🇺🇸 The White House ~ President Trump Delivers Remarks Upon Departure
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