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'The Eyes of the World Are Upon You': What Eisenhower Told Troops on D-Day

Jun 06, 2014 | 266-part series
Video by 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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