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Tuesday, June 06, 2006
62 YEARS LATER OUR TROOPS ARE JUST AS BRAVE
These are pictures of my father. On the back of the left photo is noted, "Omaha Beach," and on the back of the right one, "Omaha Beach D+4. (It rained and snowed the next day) Photo by Oden Lunde -- Great Falls, Mont." No date, so I can't be certain if this was D-Day or not. My father survived WWII, but many did not.
Dave remembers that today is D-Day: Many of the troops you see wading through the water didn't live but a few moments after the picture was snapped.
In other news ...
8 The troops do not like this! Limbaugh, Hannity Face Armed Forces Radio Loss: Handing liberal opponents a sudden victory in their longtime battle over Armed Forces Radio content, Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity may soon be removed from broadcast outlets serving American soldiers stationed around the world. You can help! Rush offers Adopt-A-Soldier, "where service members can register to receive a Rush 24/7 membership from a pool donated by Dittoheads."
8 This is a GREAT article to read today! A lesson learned in Iraq: Ronnie Young, a civilian contractor in Iraq, wanted his teenage son, Trakker, to appreciate the comforts of his life. He wanted his son to understand the pain and sufferings of other people around the world. … “He needed the humility of seeing people who had so little." … Young said he's disturbed by the media's depiction of life in Iraq. He said most Iraqis want democracy and are grateful to be liberated from Saddam Hussein's regime. "I wish reporters would get out and report some of the good things that are going on in Iraq," he said.
8 Say it ain't so. Scientology cult comes to NASCAR