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Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations

Abstract

Seventy years later, it is what they managed to do here that is still so striking and inspiring. The greatest amphibious invasion in history — led by young American, British, and Canadian paratroopers, soldiers, sailors, and airmen — delivered Europe from Hitler’s evil and paved the road to the collapse of the Third Reich the next spring.

Citation

Burns, Nicholas. "D-Day's meaning." Boston Globe, June 5, 2014.