Column: Visiting a ‘shoreline museum of carnage’

Editor’s note: Today marks the 70th anniversary of D-Day, when more than 150,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany

on the beaches of Normandy, France. More than 9,000 Allied soldiers were killed or wounded as the march across Europe to defeat Hitler began.

On D-Day, we recall the sacrifices made by those serving and who have served in our Armed Forces. The Ernie Pyle World War II Museum in Dana, Indiana, and Scripps Howard

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