"Shortly after D-Day when we landed at Carentan it was so great -- I was elated and excited and scared and I had to go to the bathroom desperately. I saw an old guy there who was too old-world-French to be true, with the smock and the white mustache and the beret, and I rushed up to him and said, 'Monsieur, pardon, ou est le lavabo?'

[Excuse me, sir, but where is the bathroom?]

"And he answered, tears of happiness streaming down his cheeks and gesturing around him expansively, 'Mais, toute la belle France, mon ami, toute la belle France!'

[All of beautiful France, my friend, all of beautiful France!]"

[Numerologists have noted that the Normandy invasion began on the sixth hour of the sixth day of the six month (on June 6th at 6:00 a.m. GMT)... In Norfolk, Virginia, a daughter born to Randolph and Alice Edwards was Christened "Dee Day Edwards."]

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