D-Day http://wfpl.org en McConnell, Yarmuth Mark D-Day Anniversary http://wfpl.org/post/mcconnell-yarmuth-mark-d-day-anniversary <p>Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, D-Ky., are celebrating the <a href="http://www.nationaljournal.com/pictures-video/d-day-anniversary-of-the-allied-invasion-of-normandy-pictures-20120606">68th anniversary of the D-Day invasion</a> by meeting with World War II veterans.</p><p>For historians, D-Day marks the turning point against Nazi Germany when Allied forces landed on the beaches of Normandy in France. Over 3,000 U.S. service members were killed on the day of the invasion.</p> Wed, 06 Jun 2012 14:30:03 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 551 at http://wfpl.org