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'The Eyes of the World Are Upon You': What Eisenhower Told Troops on D-Day
Jun 06, 2014
The U.S. Army
On June 6, 1944, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower issued this order to encourage Allied soldiers hours before the Normandy invasion. "The hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you," he said. "The tide has turned! The free men of the world are marching together to victory!"
Author: Chris Heller
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