Remembrance by Peter Medvinsky

Posted by on Oct 25, 2013 in D-Day Poetry

Peter Medvinsky, an immigrant to the United States, shared this special poem with us. Thanks, Peter for making this touching work available! Remembrance To American soldiers From the Normandy beaches To the Czech towns spread Lie in Europe’s soil legions Of American Dead. Crushed by tanks, hit by bullets Fighting to save the world College boys from Saint Louis, Lumbermen from Vermont. Their valor freed Holland, Their courage saved France – The forever young, fallen...

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The Poetry of James Gill

Posted by on Oct 25, 2013 in D-Day Poetry

The Poetry of James Gill

James Gill is a student at Clayesmore School in Dorset, England. He has graciously submitted two of his works for us to share. James wrote the poem Memories after a group of students from Clayesmore visited Normandy in September, 2002. We think you will be impressed by his ability. Thanks, James! James Gill on the landing beaches of Normandy, September, 2002 Memories The quiet rippling of the waves, Try to wash the memories away. I lay on the sands of history, Remembering...

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