70 Years Later: One Woman’s Sorrow, a Town’s Salvation

70 years ago today, the turning point in World War II began as Allied Forces landed in Normandy, France to overtake Germany’s occupation of the country. We honor this day, June 6, as D-Day.

As I sit on the Eastbound Amtrak Cardinal train for DC, I was reminded of one of my favorite stories from the Normandy Invasion.

I won’t spoil any of it. I’ll only say CBS’ Steve Croft and his production crew should’ve won a Pulitzer for their work because it’s the happiest, and yet, the most heart-wrenching story I’ve ever watched. It always brings me to tears.

Part 1 | Part 2


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