A Student Writes About the Legacy of D-Day

Posted by on Oct 25, 2013 in Tributes and Remembrances

A Student Writes of “D-Day: A Victory With Valor” We receive lots of requests from students who want to know about D-Day and the Battle for Normandy. Many are doing research for reports or school projects. Normandy Allies realizes the importance of helping younger generations gain a broader understanding of the events of 1944 and their impact on the last half-century. We are very gratified that veterans and survivors have allowed us to share their experiences...

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“He died for us” Inscription Inspires Student—Mary Posman, International Experience 2007

Posted by on Nov 3, 2007 in Tributes and Remembrances, Trip Photos and Stories

“He died for us” Inscription Inspires Student—Mary Posman, International Experience 2007

He died for us*, the thought circled constantly in my mind as I walked the silent beach. The cool ocean breeze whipped my hair across my face as I turned to look back at the four veterans who were climbing down the stairs to the beach. What did they see as their gaze swept the beach? American landing crafts, German artillery, the haze of pain and confusion that covered Omaha Beach that day over 63 years ago? He died for us. The sentiment we hear so often finally became real...

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In Remembrance of Frank J. Wawrynovic by Walter F. Carter

Posted by on Feb 12, 2005 in Tributes and Remembrances

In Remembrance of Frank J. Wawrynovic by Walter F. Carter

Eulogy for Frank J. Wawrynovic (May 26, 1917 – February 9, 2005) by Walter Ford Carter February 12, 2005 Frank Wawrynovic is one of the most inspirational men in my life.  When you met him, you might not have sensed that behind his unpretentious appearance was a life of courageous triumph over extraordinary challenges of adversity, hardship, and pain, and a life of generous sharing of the rewards of his effort. It was a pleasure to be with Frank.  Kindly and courteous by...

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