Grandfather Coulter was among those who landed on the beaches and from what he told us today, it was nothing more than chaos out there as they struggled to put down one of the most disgusting cults in the world and restore Germany to its true self.
After Normandy, France quickly fell and the citizens living there were liberated. Then it was on to Germany, where Adolf Hitler took his own life and Germany surrendered.
70 years to the day that 22-year-old Staff Sargent Albert Coulter dragged himself across France, here I am talking about it.
There’s history for you, kids!
- Obama Honors Moment of Liberation in Normandy (nytimes.com)
- Dual aim: First rifle, then photographs (edition.cnn.com)
- On This Day: D-Day (ccnlibraryblog.wordpress.com)
- D-Day Anniversary Events Around US and Abroad (abcnews.go.com)
- 70th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy (darkroom.baltimoresun.com)
- Storming the Beaches: D-Day @ 70 (livinginthegap.wordpress.com)
- Paratrooper hits the beach again, at 93 (cnn.com)