On This D-Day – June 6

Art of Frank Knapp, WWII:

June 6, 1944:

Four years and two days after Allied forces evacuated from the European mainland, they return in the Normandy landings, the largest amphibious military assault in history. By the end of the day, 5,000 vessels land 160,000 troops on the French coastline, launching the push to defeat Germany.

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  1. judybarbera says:

    Oh, this is so nice … my father’s picture!

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    1. Great pictures all…

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  2. John says:

    May God bless them all. 🙏🏻

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  3. what a piece of history

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    1. Thanks to my father-in-law…

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  4. Amy Barbera says:

    Dad this is so Amazing! Thank you for sharing a piece of history and for sharing Grandpa Knapp’s amazing artwork and war photograph too!!! You are the BEST! 🙂

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    1. To bad, we never had a chance to know Judy’s father, Frank Knapp!

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  5. Those are great pictures. Some really brave men fought that day.

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    1. Halbarbera says:

      From Normandy to Berlin: all the way!

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  6. JulieBarbera says:

    I love this post, Dad! It’s great that you posted Grandpa Knapp’s artwork! ❤️🙏

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    1. Halbarbera says:

      Thanks. Every June 6 is D-Day!

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  7. kindfeelings says:

    Thanks for sharing this amazing artwork.

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    1. Halbarbera says:

      You’re welcome indeed!

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