75 years ago today, the Allies launched the D-Day invasion in Normandy, which marked a critical turning point in World War II–the beginning of the freeing of Europe from Nazi control. Above, actor Bryan Cranston commemorates the anniversary by reading a letter that Pfc. Dominick “Dom” Bart sent to his wife. A 32-year-old infantryman, Bart took part in the harrowing first wave of the massive amphibious assault. Below, we also hear Cranston reading the words of Pfc. Jim “Pee Wee” Martin, describing “his first taste of battle as a paratrooper in the D-Day invasion.” As Cranston reads, you can watch “never-before-seen restored high-resolution 4K footage from Omaha Beach.”
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