By Bob Gaut

D Day lives forever in history
as the beginning of an end.
June sixth a day heroes died;
a day for courageous men.

A museum born this year 2000
to tell us of their deed.
Fanfare for heroes who survive;
they  are a special breed.

We’ll celebrate and learn much
of sacrifice for peace.
They fought and bled for liberty
until the battles ceased.

Ordinary men answered the call,
and heard the bullets hum.
D Day lives forever in history
with V Day still to come.

We doff hats, salute our flag,
a parade goes marching by.
The D Day Museum in New Orleans;
a sight for every eye.





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