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D-Day remembered – Franco-Americans among the greatest generation

Henry L'Heureux with his Purple Heart.

This is what General Dwight D. Eisenhower said to his troops before the June 6, 1944, invasion of Normandy, France: “Your task will not be an easy one. Your enemy is well trained, well equipped and battle-hardened. He will fight savagely…..I have full confidence in your courage, devotion to duty and skill in battle. We […]