Sentimental Journey

Providing a Personal Perspective of World War II History and the 1940s American Home Front.

Uncategorized / 30.05.2019

How many people died on D-Day? Who were they? These are questions we at the National D-Day Memorial are frequently asked. Sometimes it’s a relative doing genealogy. Sometimes it’s representatives of the military or a government office. So far this year alone, representatives from New Jersey,...

Uncategorized / 19.04.2019

One of the tougher parts of working at the National D-Day Memorial is saying goodbye. We all know the WWII generation is departing us rapidly, and many of our friends and supporters who wore a uniform in the war have answered their final role call....

Uncategorized / 16.04.2019

The fire that has devastated Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has broken the hearts of the world; and we at the National D-Day Memorial share the shock and dismay. Many of our staff and volunteers have visited the majestic edifice; and, serving a mission which...