D-Day was Tuesday, June 6, 1944, when Allied troops landed on Normandy beaches to start the invasion of Europe and the defeat of Hitler and the Nazi Third Reich. See the massive deployment of ships, airplanes, and men here:
Hello - I am Stanley Gardner, the only grandson of Jettie Short (above, feeding her farm chickens in 1946) and Williams Gardner. They also had six grand-daughters. This blog is a series of date-related excerpts from Dad's diaries, with selected photos or other visual aids.