Monday, May 25, 2015

Pennsylvania

Seventy-one years ago, U.S. troops crouch down in a landing craft as they approach Omaha Beach. These troops came from everywhere — from farmlands to factories to banks.
Seventy-one years ago, U.S. troops crouch down in a landing craft as they approach Omaha Beach. These troops came from everywhere — from farmlands to factories to banks.
The blast of the mortar shell threw Marine Lance Cpl. Joe Yonan six feet in the air and should have killed him. But the largest piece of shrapnel cut through his backpack and passed through the New Testament, stopping at Revelation.
 
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