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Bullet-Riddled Flag That Survived D-Day Comes Home 75 Years Later

Old Glory will be given new life in the United States.  The 48-star flag was on  one of three advance ships directing troops onto Utah Beach on the Normandy coast on June 6, 1944.

 

July 18, 2019    From Reuters 
Shot through by German machine gun bullets and tattered by the wind, an American flag that flew on the first U.S. invading ship on D-Day came home on Thursday in a White House ceremony.  The flag handover was a main part of the visit to the White House by Mark Rutte, prime minister of the Netherlands, who held Oval Office talks with President Donald Trump.   More…

 

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