Ed Morrissey at Hot Air has a post up marking the 64th anniversary of D-Day
The moment America became the leader of the Free World
Sixty-four years ago today, Allied forces swept onto the beaches of Normandy to liberate France and put an end to Nazi domination of Europe. The D-Day assault comprised American, Canadian, and British forces, but the Americans led, and for the most part the Americans bled, especially on Omaha. This position of leadership and sacrifice heralded the emergence of America as the primary Western power, but on that day, no one could say for sure that we would succeed:......... Link
Update: Scott at Flopping Aces has a "flashback" post on those who died to provide liberty.