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June 5, 2017

June 5th, 1944 — the D-Day invasion started

Filed under: Uncategorized, World War II — Tags: — furtherglory @ 11:34 am

C-47 of the type used by American troops to jump into Normandy.

This evening marks a critical day in history. Just after sunset on June 5th 1944, American paratroopers took off from England to parachute into German-occupied France.

The next morning, allied troops landed on the beaches.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_airborne_landings_in_Normandy

The following is a quote from the Wikipedia article linked to above.  I believe that it contains a factual error.

Begin quote from Wikipedia article:

Around 13,100 American paratroopers of the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions made night parachute drops early on D-Day, June 6, followed by 3,937 glider troops flown in by day.

End quote.

As I said above, I believe that the paratroopers went in on the evening of June 5th, taking off right after sunset.

Good thing I have been banned from Wikipedia, so that their organization can continue to have so many factual errors.  Look on the bright side: at least they faithfully support the Jew agenda without critical discussion.

11 Comments »

  1. Comment by eah — June 6, 2017 @ 5:26 am

    • After winning the war, this is the ‘shadow home secretary’ of the UK:

      Comment by eah — June 6, 2017 @ 7:13 am

    • White Britains (are there any other kind?) being displaced in their own country — in the past you had to lose a war so see this kind of demographic transformation.

      Comment by eah — June 6, 2017 @ 7:20 am

    • In many locales throughout England, the authorities, including police, were so afraid of being called racist that for years and years they allowed muslims to sexually brutalize young, underage English girls.

      Comment by eah — June 6, 2017 @ 7:25 am

    • Comment by eah — June 6, 2017 @ 10:06 am

    • Comment by eah — June 6, 2017 @ 11:38 am

    • Comment by eah — June 6, 2017 @ 2:02 pm

  2. Perhaps a distinction can be drawn between when the first planes of the D-Day invasion took off for occupied France, and when the first paratroopers landed on the ground.

    In my opinion, the invasion began with the take off of the planes. The first paratroopers may have landed on the ground early on June 6th. Since some of them jumped from planes flown accidentally at very low altitude, and were injured when they hit the ground, some of them may have gotten there a little earlier than planed.

    Comment by furtherglory — June 5, 2017 @ 5:03 pm

    • There was one thing true about the Saving Ryan’s Privates movie. The part where the guy was bitching about the steel plate being welded into the glider to protect the generals jeep( something like that). I heard a similar story like that which actually happened. It don’t surprise me. My time in Nam,I figured out one thing. Officers are dumber than a stump.

      Comment by Tim — June 5, 2017 @ 10:33 pm

  3. Correct. That’s when Airborne went in. It was one big goat f–k. However we got in there so we could bail out the French (what else is new) and keep De Gaulle from looking like a bitch ass moron.

    Comment by Tim — June 5, 2017 @ 12:34 pm


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