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From Letters of Note:
On the evening of June 5th, 1944, just hours prior to the D-day landings in Normandy, copies of the letter seen - Eisenhower's Order of the Day - were distributed to members of the allied forces. The meticulously crafted, highly encouraging call-to-arms was drafted by Eisenhower himself over a period of four months, and remains one of the most important documents in military history.
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