On Their Shoulders

On June 6, 1944, the fate of the world rested on the shoulders of many frightened men as they engaged in one of the world’s most infamous battles: the Invasion of Normandy.

The following video, “On Their Shoulders,” tells the story of three men who were killed in action on D-Day or soon after. This video in shown at the Normandy Visitor Center in tribute to the all of the men who gave their lives that day. Please take a moment to honor them, and all fallen U.S. service members, this Memorial Day.



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