By Matt K. Lewis
You’ve, no doubt, heard about the honor flight veterans who breached the government shutdown barricades intended to prevent them from visiting the World War II Memorial erected to honor them.
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Less widely known is this: ”The Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial — the site overlooking the D-Day invasion beaches — is one of 24 U.S. military cemeteries overseas that have been shuttered … More than 9,000 military dead are buried at the Omaha Beach cemetery, which is maintained by the American Battle Monuments Commission. Nearly 125,000 U.S. servicemen and women are buried at its cemeteries, and 94,000 missing service members are honored on tablets.”
So some veterans who stormed the beaches are being deprived of what might be their last chance to return?