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Month: August 2018

Operation Overlord – DO NOT miss this!

Operation Overlord – DO NOT miss this!

While traveling the highways and byways of Virginia it would never be a great surprise to come across a monument or memorial commemorating a battle or hero of the Civil War.  Or even the Revolutionary War.  More surprising, however, is a National Monument tucked in the hills and alongside the Blue Ridge Parkway in honor of the D-Day Invasion of Normandy during World War II.  What, you might ask yourself, is the connection to this remote area of the United…

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