June 6 D-Day

June 6

Today marks the commemoration of D-Day when Allied troops invaded Nazi-occupied Europe. The following is an excerpt from a prayer read by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to the nation:

”[Our men] fight to liberate. They fight to let justice arise and tolerance and goodwill among all Thy people. They yearn but for the end of battle, for their return to the haven of home. Some will never return. Embrace these, Father, and receive them, Thy heroic servants into Thy kingdom.” ~Quote taken from In God We Still Trust, A 365 -Day Devotional by Dr. Richard G. Lee, Thomas

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A D-Day Tribute

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Remembering the Sacrifices

Of “The Greatest Generation”

June 6 marked the seventieth anniversary of D-Day.  In what has been deemed to be the largest amphibious attack in history, the Allied Forces strategically landed at five locations along the beaches of Normandy, France to liberate France from Nazi German occupation. Codenamed Operation Overlord, this launch in 1944 marked a major turning point in World War II and forever changed world history. Forces went on to free Western Europe from Nazi domination.  Overnight boys became men.

Those who fought in this war have been called, “The Greatest Generation.”  All of these fighters … Read the rest

D-Day June 6, 1944

ESTHER’S WARRIORS MINISTRY

Today marks the commemoration of D-Day when Allied troops invaded Nazi-occupied Europe.  The following is an excerpt from a prayer read by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to the nation:  …”[Our men] fight to liberate. They fight to let justice arise and tolerance and goodwill among all Thy people.  They yearn but for the end of battle, for their return to the haven of home.  Some will never return.  Embrace these, Father, and receive them, Thy heroic servants into Thy kingdom.”  Quote taken from In God We Still Trust, A 365 -Day Devotional by Dr. Richard G. Lee, Read the rest