MIDWAY/D-DAY

Pacific Paratrooper

"The Battle of Midway" painting by: Howard David Johnson “The Battle of Midway” painting by: Howard David Johnson

MIDWAY

72 years ago, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto devised a plan to draw out the remaining ships in the U.S. Pacific Fleet.  To accomplish this, he planned to invade the island of Midway, 1,300 miles NW of Hawaii.  He would then have a base to attack the American islands.  The Battle of Midway marked the turning point of WWII in the Pacific – 4 to 7 May 1942.

Midway first hand accounts can be READ HERE!

Japanese ships Japanese ships

Ground attack Ground attack

Midway map. Midway map.

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D-Day

Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower

70 years ago, by sea and air, they descended on to a 50-mile stretch of German-fortified French coastline, 6 June 1944.  General Dwight D. Eisenhower would say to the men ______ “Soldiers, sailors and airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force!  You are about to embark upon a great crusade, toward which we have striven…

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  1. Thank you very much for this honor and for helping your readers to Remember!

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