It’s impossible to underestimate the achievement and sacrifice of the Allied soldiers at D-Day. The 2008 documentary A Distant Shore offers gripping firsthand accounts of the events from surviving African-American soldiers.
Although the almost 2,000 African-American troops fighting that day helped to liberate France, those who lived still returned to an America that looked like this.
June 7, 2013 at 8:46 am
And yet, even with primitive weaponry, far more people killed at Gettysburg. In retrospect, it’s amazing the country survived.