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70th anniversary of D-Day reflects on veterans

Countless volumes have been written about World War II, from the events on the battlefield to the events that finally ended the fighting, from how women’s roles expanded on the home front to the way the world was reshaped in the aftermath of the war.

The 70th anniversary of D-Day falls on June 6, 2014. (Credit: Bill Bergeman)

The 70th anniversary of D-Day falls on June 6, 2014. (Credit: Bill Bergeman)

With the 70th anniversary of D-Day — the Invasion of Normandy — even more is likely to be written and researched as we struggle to come to terms with the way the war changed so many countries, while remembering veterans and the sacrifices they made. The D-Day anniversary offers a time to reflect on the sacrifices those men made and how they helped shape all of our futures. Read more