06 Jun

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.


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Posted by on June 6, 2013 in Social Commentary


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  1. Mary Miraglia

    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.


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