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D-Day

 


A scene from the classic movie “Jurassic Park” has a humorous yet terrifying moment when Jeff Goldblum as Dr. Ian Malcom flees the Tyrannosaurus in his Jeep. “Must go faster,” he exclaims, and as he looks in the rear-view mirror, the message printed on it reads: “Objects in mirror may be closer than they appear.”

Such was the feeling of the Allies as they prepared for the invasion of Nazi-controlled Europe in1944. The 75th anniversary of D-Day is being observed and the papers are full of accounts of the “largest military operation ever undertaken by land, air and sea” unfol...



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