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October 2019

“James Walker: From Normandy to the Czech Republic.”

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Oconee County Library, 1080 Experiment Station Rd
Watkinsville, GA 30677 United States
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Have you ever heard of “Operation Overlord”? What about D-Day? They are one and the same. With questionable weather predictions but the need for full moonlight plus the element of surprise the order was given by General Eisenhower to proceed with the June 6, 1944 invasion.  In the predawn hours the Allied invasion had begun. By dawn, the invasion of five beaches in Normandy, France had begun. It was a bloody day and many lives were lost on both sides.…

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