At 03.00 Hrs on the 6th of June 1944,65 years ago I was a lad of 18 when we took part in Operation "Overlord" as part of  U.S Task Force"O" at  Omaha in support of the U.S 1st Army and the 2nd Rangers. The rest is History,but on the 7th of July I received the a letter and the 65th Anniversary Clasp from Admiral Brac De La Perriere, President of the French Normandy Assn in recognition of this Service to France on that day.