It has been good to recall the deeds of our forbears, too numerous to list, but I firmly believe it is a duty for us to remember, as well as a privilege.
I offer a link to an archive post, over at my place, as my contribution to this D-Day thread. There is a link within the post to Lt Den Brotheridge. For some reason, every time I get to the final citation of his MID (mentioned in dispatches) it cracks me up.
A few pics of it in 2009: 1. Standing on the original bridge. 2. A few miles away. Evidence of a couple of `picnics`, our bread and brie spot and the Mulberry Harbours, Arromanches. 3. Bloody Omaha