Seventy-two Years Ago, Drowning in Blood, the World Changes

Seventy-two Years Ago, Drowning in Blood, the World Changes June 6, 2016

D Day Remembrance
D Day

Seventy-two years ago.

Drowning in blood, the world changes.

Here the moment is captured in a movie. The scene has justly been critiqued for only portraying white soldiers when there were a goodly number of people of color there including the storied and, significantly, segregated 320th Anti-Aircraft Barrage Ballon Battalion, five of whose medics where among the first wave, and one, Waverly Woodson, being awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his actions on that horrible day. And with this just caveat, I think we are given as close a taste of what happened as anyone is going to want to experience…

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