As usual, The Tribune has followed the example set by the Fresno Bee by basically ignoring the significance of June 6, the 73rd anniversary of D-Day. Your editors managed to devote one column-inch to the greatest amphibious landing ever accomplished. For your historically challenged editors, 150,000 Allied soldiers invaded Europe on June 6, 1944, in the initial drive to eliminate the Third Reich and win World War II. Over 5,000 brave young men died on that fatal day, but their sacrifice was instrumental in the defeat of Germany and our ultimate victory.
I realize that our schools probably don’t teach these events anymore, but that is no excuse for you to ignore such a significant event. Your entire editorial staff should be embarrassed by this omission.
Stanley D. Schaffer, Arroyo Grande
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