Editor’s Note: In honor of the 70th anniversary of D-Day, we present this re-print of an article from the great wartime reporter, Ernie Pyle, on the day after the Normandy Beach invasion. In doing so, we honor the memory of the American and European soldiers involved in this unforgettable struggle to secure victory for the allies during World War II.
Readers can enjoy two other articles from Ernie Pyle on this website: Cynthianademocrat.com.
By Ernie Pyle
June 12, 1944