In June 1944, the allied forces of UK, US, Canada, NZ and Australia launched what what was then, and remains, the largest most grave and probably most risky seaborne invasion of a foreign continent. D day.
The Nazi atrocity was to be confronted. Eventually, successfully. Europe would be liberated.
In June 2023, I’m crossing from Dunkirk, France to Dover, England. 79 years later and in the wrong direction, but over the same stretch of water.
I will remember them.