Obama visits Omaha Beach on 70th anniversary of World War II’s D-Day

June 7, 2014 5:15 AM

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Obama visits Omaha Beach on 70th anniversary of World War II’s D-Day

‘Whenever the world makes you cynical, stop and think of these men,’ the President said on the beach were 160,000 Allied forces landed and thousands lost their lives in the largest seaborne invasion ever.

On a day of poignancy, pageantry and even some diplomacy, President Obama on Friday heralded “America’s commitment to freedom” on the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings that changed the course of World War II.

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