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1. "I'd like to thank William the conqueror for the Normandy Conquest. Because of him I've been speaking French every time I say the pledge of allegiance on D-day."
Author: Bauvard
2. "I can't count how many of my friends are in the cemetery at Normandy, the heroes are still there, the real heroes."
Author: Charles Durning
3. "Here on the coast of Normandy, at this hour of the morning, I needed no one. The very gulls' presence bothered me: I drove them off with stones. And hearing their supernatural shrieks, I realized that that was just what I wanted, that only the Sinister could soothe me, and that it was for such a confrontation that I had got up before dawn."
Author: Emil Cioran
4. "To see for themselves what the United States has been willing to undertake in the name of freedom. We should all visit Normandy. We should pay homage to those brave Americans who stormed ashore at Omaha Beach and gave their lives for the freedom of others."
Author: Fatos Nano
5. "Come to the beach with meAnd watch the pelicans die,Hear their feeble screamsCalling to an empty skyWhere once they playedAnd scouted for food,Not scavenging like the gullsBut plummeting unafraidInto friendly waters.Come to the beach with meAnd watch the pelicans die,Listen to their feeble screamsCalling to an empty sky.Maybe Christ will walk byAnd save them in their final toilOr work a miracle from the shore,A courtesy of Union Oil.Come to the beach with meAnd watch the pelicans die.My God! They'll never fly again.It's worse than Normandy somehow,For there we only murdered men."
Author: James Kavanaugh
6. "She broke the seal to find the flowing, masculine script that had come to mean the world to her.Courage, my love. I need you to possess the same fire that led you from Scotland to Normandy that first day when we met. Whatever the day brings, know that I will always love you. You carry with you, my heart, my soul, my very being. Be strong for me, Kenna.Ever your knight,SPostscriptumS doesn't stand for Stryder.She laughed at that, even though her eyes were filled with tears.-Simon in a letter to Kenna"
Author: Kinley MacGregor
7. "The Battle of Normandy was won on the beaches of Dieppe"
Author: Louis Mountbatten
8. "I believe, if done correctly, eliminating Saddam and liberating Iraq could be the 'Normandy Invasion' or 'fall of the Berlin Wall' of our generation... the Iraqi people are eager to be rid of Saddam, and there is equally encouraging evidence that republican principles could thrive there."
Author: Pete Hegseth
9. "How can I grieve what is still in motion?" I ask her. "Shoes are still dropping all over the place. I´m not kidding," I say. "It´s Normandy out there."
Author: Suzanne Finnamore
10. "There on the beaches of Normandy I began to reflect on the wonders of these ordinary people whose lives were laced with the markings of greatness."
Author: Tom Brokaw

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