D-Day Correspondence


David B. Biddle



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love; faith; religion; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--France--Normandy; Normandy (France)--History, Military; husband and wife; war; Operation Overlord


Sgt. Davide Biddle, USA, wrote to his wife on D-Day, expressing to her the significance of the day and what it means to ending the war. He frequently reassures his wife that he is not trying to scare her but reassurring her that she is strong. Sgt. Biddle emphasizes the importance of praying and trusting God throughout the remainder of the war. The seargent also expresses he continued love for his wife as he writes the letter. Biddle would not land in Normandy until June 11, 1944, a few days after D-Day.




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1944-06-06, David to Wife