…there were no ‘safe places’ for these young men, most barely out of high school…
1,465 killed, 1,928 missing, and 6,603 wounded in the first 24 hours. Of the young men in the picture above, probably only one or two made it through unscathed.
It has been said that courage is taking the next step forward even when you are scared to death.
They were ‘the tip of the spear’ that led to the defeat of one of history’s greatest evils and we owe them so much. We must never forget what they did for us that day.