For John, BLUF: A job that needed to be done, and Ike was the person to lead it. Nothing to see here; just move along.
74 Years ago this morning US, British, Canadian forces, including French and Polish contingents,♠ landed on the beaches of Normandy, catching the Germans by surprise.
"The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty loving people everywhere march with you."Regards — Cliff—Dwight D. Eisenhower June 6th, 1944
♠ Plus other contingents.