"The D Day Art Installation on Omaha Beach" Topic
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|Andrew May1||06 Jun 2011 2:29 p.m. PST|
I saw a picture of this in the newspaper this morning. I found it quietly beautiful, and very contemplative, powerful and moving. I hope you don't mind, I just thought I'd share this.
Cheers, and with much respect to the veterans and the memories of those who didn't get off the beach,
|SECURITY MINISTER CRITTER ||06 Jun 2011 6:40 p.m. PST|
It is different I'll say that. It was all that was in today's local paper about D-Day
|Andrew May1||06 Jun 2011 10:50 p.m. PST|
|mad mac||07 Jun 2011 4:48 a.m. PST|
An interesting idea, I liked it.
|Shagnasty ||07 Jun 2011 7:09 a.m. PST|
I found it insulting, especially that he included the Russians, who were not present to my knowledge, but left the British out. I might point out the Germans were busy trying to destroy the other helmets. Who pays these guys to have these "artistic" concepts?
|Andrew May1||07 Jun 2011 1:52 p.m. PST|
I do not think it insulting that he used Russian, or for that matter German helmets Shaggy. I think it was De Gaulle who said that war was a series of disasters that ended in victory.
Just because it's on Omaha beach shouldn't mean that the dead of ALL nations aren't remembered.