The Longest Day

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Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA 92593-B

I find the months of May, June & July to be trying for me as we have Memorial Day, D-Day, Flag Day & July 4th. The memories of military school and service are at the foremost of my thoughts. 

On this day 75 years ago, 6 June 1944, over 4,000 men (Allied forces) lost their lives on the beaches of Normandy. Probably the most decisive battle and undertaking of the war in the European Theater. 

WE MUST NEVER FORGET AND WE, EACH, MUST BE FOUND WORTHY TO DIE FOR.

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I pray that God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ will be kind to you and bless you with peace

2 Thessalonians 1:2

 

Doug Dawes REALTOR®, AWREP, LMC

Broker Sales Associate

KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY - Topsfield/Newburyport

49 Main Street
Topsfield, MA 01983
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 978-270-3037  ~ Cell
 DougDawes@KW.com

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Kathy Streib
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Hi Doug- I read the book and saw the movie (The Longest Day) a half dozen times as well as Saving Private Ryan. We need to never forget this day. 

Jun 06, 2019 03:50 PM #1
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Had to take a glimpse of some parts of the movie. This day is one that we should never forget.

Jun 06, 2019 06:18 PM #2
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Hi Doug... I was maybe 13 or 14 when my father took me to see the Longest Day... I still shake when I think about that movie and those scenes. 

Jun 07, 2019 04:35 AM #3
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Hello Doug - as time passes, I hope the significance of the day and its events, shall never diminish.  

Jun 07, 2019 08:25 AM #4
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Sheila Anderson
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Good morning Doug. You are a good man and I am grateful for your service.

Jun 07, 2019 09:09 AM #5
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Doug Dawes
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That was the most significant battles of WWII Kathy Streib 

Jun 07, 2019 09:10 AM #6
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Doug Dawes
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You are right about that Leif Price 

Jun 07, 2019 09:12 AM #7
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Doug Dawes
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Hi Nina Hollander 

For some reason, mankind is drawn towards war

Jun 07, 2019 09:13 AM #8
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Doug Dawes
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I do to Michael Jacobs 

Jun 07, 2019 09:14 AM #9
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Hi Sheila Anderson 

The only one truly good is God but I thank you for your thoughts. Enjoy this weather we are having

Jun 07, 2019 09:22 AM #10
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Good afternoon Doug Dawes - this was a day like no other.  I was the videos of the landing in awe.

Jun 07, 2019 09:48 AM #11
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Wayne Martin
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Good morning Doug. Having been in a military high school in the mid 60's with military pesonnel who served in WWII, Korea and Vietnam, forgetting those who served and paid the price is not an option!

Jun 08, 2019 05:57 AM #12
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Hello Doug,  I remember the movie and watch it a number of time,  I also had 2 uncles that made it thru that day and talk to them often about it.

 

Jun 08, 2019 09:18 AM #13
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Doug, my friend like you I am always thinking about these months, although I do not verbalize it often because people do not get it, Saw the movie, read the book and have been a student of this time period for many years. Endre

Jun 08, 2019 11:29 PM #14
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Hi Endre Barath, Jr. 

My father was in the Pacific during WWII and his father fought in WWI. War is a hard thing to understand never mind what the troops experience

Jun 09, 2019 05:23 AM #15
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Doug Dawes
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Do you remember the TV series Victory at Sea Grant Schneider? They were almost required viewing in my father's house +:o)

Jun 09, 2019 05:24 AM #16
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Doug Dawes
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I didn't realize you were in a military academy Wayne Martin  Which one? Although I did not graduate from VFMA I did some formidable time there

Jun 09, 2019 05:26 AM #17
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Doug Dawes
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I am glad that your uncles made it through Will Hamm So many perished that day

Jun 09, 2019 05:27 AM #18
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Doug I cannot fantom the anguish Eisenhower was going through waiting to see if D-Day was a success or failure.

Jul 11, 2019 03:01 PM #19
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Hey Mike Frazier 

If the D-Day invasion failed who knows what would have happened

Jul 12, 2019 07:13 AM #20
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