Sunday, February 26, 2012

Normandie

Operation Neptune (aka: D-Day) June 6th, 1944







"We succeed only as we identify in life, or in war, or in anything else, a single overriding objective, and make all other considerations bend to that one objective."
-Dwight D. Eisenhower


"A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures - and that is the basis of all human morality." -Winston Churchill


"Toute ma vie, je me suis fait une certaine idée de la France." -Charles de Gaulle


"Your task will not be an easy one. Your enemy is well trained, well equipped and battle hardened. He will fight savagely." -Dwight D. Eisenhower, 6th June 1944











"When going through hell, just keep going." -Winston Churchill


















"In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable." -Dwight D. Eisenhower



"A la base de notre civilisation, il y a la liberté de chacun dans sa pensée, ses croyances, ses opinions, son travail, ses loisirs." -Charles de Gaulle


One can visit and see and think and imagine. But one can never understand-- fully.

Saving Private Ryan opening scene.

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