Today marks the 73rd anniversary of the Normandy Landings, or D-Day. So have a Spitfire in invasion stripes.
Today is the 72nd anniversary of the Normandy Landings, also called D-Day. To commemorate this historic day, I’m taking a ride in a 1946 Willys CJ2a, a descendant of one of World War II’s most instrumental weapons, the Willys MB “Jeep.”
General Theodore Roosevelt Jr. Eldest son of Teddy and a badass in his own right. Served in WWI on the front lines and again in WWII. He volunteered and was the first general to hit the beach on D Day even though he was in his 50s, walked with a cane and had other health issues due to his WWI service. When General…
I'm not the most patriotic person in the world, but when studying in Paris, I caught a USA-France soccer match at the Stade de France. For those of you who speak French, my trash-talking was to stand up (wearing an American flag w/my face and chest painted, below), clear my throat, and declare in French:
This man is one.
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Last summer I had an incredibly unique and humbling experience. I stood inside a Douglas C-47 named "Whiskey 7". What's so special about that, you ask? There are lots of C-47/DC-3s still flying. What's special is that Whiskey 7 actually flew during the D-Day landings. She dropped troops from the 3rd Battalion,…
On the 70th anniversary of one of the most pivotal days in world history. Have the most vehicles condensed into one photo from D-Day:
This is a pretty neat photo gallery showing the areas associated with D-Day then and now.