Old Soldiers Fading

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Today marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day when thousands of Allied troops stormed beaches in Normandy survivors are old soldiers now just fading away. As the great American four-star general Douglas MacArthur said to US Congress about a decade after WW2 when forced to retire by president Truman: "old soldiers never die, they just … Continue reading Old Soldiers Fading

Sturmgeshutz Trace

==================================================================================================== The Sturmgeshutz trace in military history reminds us that 73 years ago on June 6, 1944, during the bloody D-Day invasion of France it was common for Allies to run up against German armor like this one. According to my research Germans had about 2,500 tanks available in Normandy and 550 of them were … Continue reading Sturmgeshutz Trace