Today, June 6, is the 68th anniversary of the Normandy landings. See the Wikipedia article
for an overview.
Arthur Seltzer, who was there, describes his experiences.
from Sarah’s 1999 trip to Normandy.
: The liberation of France started when each, individual man on those landing craft as the ramp came down – each paratroop in his transport when the light turned green – made the individual decision to step off with the only life he had and face the fire.
also wrote about the Battle of Midway, which took place from June 4 through June 7, 1942. See also his post from 2010
about this battle.