72nd D-Day liberation of Normandy observed

Seventy-two years ago today, 156,000 Allied troops, 9,000 aircraft and nearly 5,000 ships launched the largest amphibious invasion in modern warfare. Now, 72 years later, the world has changed, but the 50 mile stretch of coastline known as Normandy remains in solidarity in welcome to the troops, both the veterans and today’s generation of Soldiers, who in their estimation, did not invade, but “liberated” Normandy.