HalseyBarrett

Barrett, Halsey V.

b. January 17, 1914

d. August 16, 2008

US Navy

WWII

Normandy, France


“American soldiers and sailors are great!
No flinching! No whimpering! No self pity!

Paradoxically, the D-Day experience was a reaffirmation of faith in the basic goodness of human nature. The thousands of men I saw on D-Day, and afterward in the hospitals in England, shoed a human dignity that could not and should not be forgotten.”

Experiences Aboard the First Ship Sunk in the D-Day Invasion of France