Quote of the moment: Eisenhower on D-Day (encore post)


Eisenhower talks to troops of invasion force, June 5 -- before D-Day[Encore post from 2007.]

Soldiers, Sailors, and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force: You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you.

Order of the Day, 6 June, 1944 (some sources list this as issued 2 June)

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2 Responses to Quote of the moment: Eisenhower on D-Day (encore post)

  1. […] Quote of the moment: Eisenhower on D-Day […]

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  2. jd2718 says:

    That follow-up, unsent message: one of my all-time ‘tub favorites. I still print it out and ask people to figure out what they are looking at. An amazing piece of almost-history, and a nice piece of taking responsibility.

    Jonathan

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