Operation Neptune

omaha

6/06/1944 – Omaha Beach – From the series: Franklin D. Roosevelt Library Public Domain Photographs, 1882 – 1962
http://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/exhibit/d-day-and-the-normandy-invasion/

 

Watching news reports about the D-Day anniversary.

Seventy years ago that my father landed

on Omaha Beach on that French coast,

wading waves and bodies. I see him

in every soldier. I never see him.