Remembering D-Day

June 6, 2014

(AP Photo/Bert Brandt, File)
U.S. reinforcements wade through the surf from a landing craft in the days following D-Day and the Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied France at Normandy in June 1944 during World War II.

Seventy years ago today, allied troops were coming ashore at Normandy. This marked the beginning of what we now call D-Day. We remember with historian John Schmidt.