Tuesday, June 12, 2018

For God and Country-- Part 2: Ike's Letter


Many of the 101st Airborne carry a letter from General Eisenhower that they keep tucked under their helmets, in jump boots or in bulging jacket pockets, close to their hearts.  It read:  "Soldiers, Sailors, and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force!  You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months.  The eyes of the world are upon you."

--GreGen

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