TITLE

Last of the Greatest

PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Military History;Jun/Jul2009, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an insight on the 65th anniversary of the Allied invasion of Normandy, France on June 6, 2009 to drive Nazi Germany out of Europe during World War II. Those who participated in the liberation of Europe were considered members of the Greatest Generation. Members of the invasion force are slowly passing and with them the eyewitness remembrances of their own personal wars.
ACCESSION #
39556723

 

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