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Dwight D. Eisenhower's Decision to Begin D-Day Invasion

June 5, 1944

June 5, 1944

Abilene, Kansas
Friday, July 4, 2014

The Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum hosted multiple events to mark the 70th anniversary of the June 6, 1944 D-Day invasion of Nazi occupied France. Deputy Director of the Museum, Timothy Rives, talks about the night Eisenhower decided to invade the coast of Normandy. What did he say? Who was there? What time was it? Mr. Rives argues that these questions are very hard to answer. 

Updated: Monday, July 7, 2014 at 9:56am (ET)

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