Letters: Jun. 18, 1984

D-Day Memory

To the Editors:

As an infantryman who fought in Normandy, I was struck by the beautiful truth in your retelling of D-day [DDAY, May 28]. You gave credit where credit was due, to General Dwight Eisenhower and the other officers, but you also told of the heroics and failures of the ordinary soldiers. They are the men who win or lose wars.

Tom Ward Chicago

I was in Italy at the time of the Normandy landings and cheered the invasion news. Years after, a good friend of mine who was with the...

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