Tech – for Everyone

Tech Tips and Tricks & Advice – written in plain English.

A Reminder (aka Today In History)

Shortly after midnight the assault opened with the landing of more than 13,000 American, British and Canadian airborne troops …

airborne

.. followed by an amphibious landing of Allied infantry commencing at 6:30 AM…

LCI

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.. wading ashore on five beaches, codenamed “Utah”, “Omaha” (American), “Gold” (British), “Juno” (Canadian), and “Sword” (British). Free French, Polish, and Commonwealth troops also landed. The place was Normandy, France.

The operation was the largest amphibious invasion in history, with over 160,000 troops landing on 6 June, 1944. Over 5,000 ships were involved.

It is my humble opinion that the best book to read if you want to learn about D-Day, and the liberation of France from Nazi occupation, is The Longest Day by Cornelius Ryan. (The movie isn’t bad either.. after all, John Wayne’s in it..)

And, history changes today as well: IPv6 goes fully live June 6

World IPv6 Launch Day is being coordinated by the Internet Society, which is promoting IPv6 as the best strategy for ensuring that the Internet continues to grow as address space becomes increasingly scarce with IPv4, the original version of the Internet Protocol. Read More..

Today’s quote:Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart.” ~ Henry Clay

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June 6, 2012 - Posted by | advice, Internet | ,

2 Comments »

  1. Paul what YOU do for ALL mankind strikes deep in my heart! So glad we connected! I posted one of your great blogs within my corner of Facebook and commented about All the wonder you so freely give to this Earth! Also sent you a Linkedin connect! Your the best of the great ones Paul! Thanks Much,,Tamara

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    Comment by tamaraduquette | June 6, 2012 | Reply

    • tamaraduquette,
      Reader comments such as this really do “charge my blogger’s batteries”.

      Thank you.

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      Comment by techpaul | June 6, 2012 | Reply


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