Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Honoring Veterans, Revisiting Normandy








On Veterans Day, 70 years after the D-Day invasion, let's revisit a 2005 piece by an Irish student, Niamh Ni Mhaoileoin, who visited the military cemeteries at Normandy and offered insight about what she saw and felt:

Niamh Ni Mhaoileoin / youthjournalism.org
One of the cemeteries at Normandy.


No soldier deserves to die

It was seven o'clock on an uncharacteristically grey and cool morning in Normandy and the biting wind was causing an empty flagpole to rattle eerily in the World War II German cemetery at La Cambe.
For the rest of Niamh's piece, and more photos from Niamh's journey, click on this link: http://tinyurl.com/2u7kb9u
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