willekeurige foto

News Nieuwtjes

Johan en Jolijn gaan trouwen

op een geheime locatie

Onderstaand is nieuws van een andere organisatie.

RSS Source

    Bizar

    Onderstaand is nieuws van een andere organisatie.

    RSS: Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines [en-US]RSS Source Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines
    The latest news and headlines from Yahoo! News. Get breaking news stories and in-depth coverage with videos and photos.
    • Why the Battle of Midway Is a Bigger Deal than D-Day

      Why the Battle of Midway Is a Bigger Deal than D-DayThursday, June 6th saw the 75th anniversary of the Allied invasion at Normandy, the amphibious assault phase of Operation Neptune, or what we commonly remember as D-Day.  U.S. troops who landed at Normandy ? particularly at Omaha Beach ? waded ashore amidst a storm of chaos, a blizzard of machine gun fire, and a hail of plunging mortars.  Despite great confusion and casualties, at the squad level and below, the men at Omaha rallied and pressed forth with tenacity and nerve to breach sand-berms and barricades, neutralize enemy positions, and salvage their sectors.  Losses at Omaha were immense ? but American resolve helped establish a foothold on the coast of France ? and ?the rest,? they say, ?is history.?Without doubt, the enormous importance of D-Day as a logistical and operational undertaking ? and the gallantry of Allied forces that June morning is unquestioned.  It rightfully exemplifies American character, courage, and commitment. However, it is important to note that as far as the battle?s strategic significance is concerned, a strong case can be made that other battles of World War II are more critical than D-Day.The Battle of Midway in 1942 is one.