Posted by: Jacqui Murray | June 6, 2018

D-Day: June 6, 1944

If you’re serious about attending a Military Academy, besides the physical, mental, spiritual, and leadership expectations, ‘military’ must be central to your life. That includes knowing and understanding the military events that made America great.

Today (6/6/18) marks the 74th anniversary of the D-Day, June 6, 1944. Today in 1944, more than 2,700 ships and craft landed troops on Normandy beaches, the largest amphibious landing in history.

Here are some D-Day images (and more) from the Navy:


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Jacqui Murray is the author of the popular Building a Midshipman, the story of her daughter’s journey from high school to United States Naval Academy, and the thrillers, To Hunt a Sub and  Twenty-four DaysShe is also the author/editor of over a hundred books on integrating tech into education, adjunct professor of technology in education, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer,  a columnist for TeachHUB, and a freelance journalist on tech ed topics. You can find her books at her publisher’s website, Structured Learning.


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