On the anniversary of D-Day, let me remind you what REAL courage is

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Allen West
6/6/2015

…This time 71 years ago, there were men who boarded airplanes based in England. Their flight path would take them over the English Channel to Normandy where their mission was to jump in behind enemy lines. Their responsibility was to restore liberty to those who had been living under the yoke of tyranny — Naziism. These men of the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions had to secure roads, key bridges, and prevent German reinforcements in order to set the conditions for what would come the following morning at day break…Operation Overlord, D-Day…

…Today, there are generations of Europeans who live in freedom and have liberty because there were those who took responsibility to defend it — with their lives. The selfish act of one person to alter himself from what God had created is hardly courageous and has no benefit for the greater advancement of mankind.

Today, June 6th, we remember courage, all these 71 years later. Seventy-one years from now, who will remember Bruce Jenner?…

 

 

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Update: Our greatest heroes: Veterans of D-Day mark 71st anniversary of the day the tide was turned against the Nazis

British veterans crossed the Channel to honour their comrades who, on June 6, 1944, helped to strike a decisive blow against the Nazis:

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The courage and sacrifices of Second World War servicemen who helped rid Europe of the tyranny of the Nazis have been remembered on the 71st anniversary of D-Day.

More than 150 British veterans – now in their 80s and 90s – crossed the Channel to honour the decisive blow that was struck against the Nazis on June 6 1944.

The veterans travelled to Normandy to return to the beaches, cemeteries and villages of northern France where they fought so bravely…

 

 

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