How D-Day shaped the world and why we should still care

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 This week marks the 75th anniversary of the Normandy landing which changed the direction of World War II — and the world.
The invasion at Normandy, known at D-Day, is a mind-boggling event to think about. Young service members going into the battle knew full well they wouldn’t all come home.
Yet, with the threat of a Nazi takeover of the world, these young people knew they had to do the unthinkable — storm the beaches in France while the enemy would be firing back at full force.
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