There Is No Unknown
I’ve been a World War II buff since elementary school. My grandparents lived through the Japanese occupation of Singapore and Malaysia, and I grew up with their stories, which transfixed me from an early age.
So you can imagine how excited I was to visit the D-day beaches of France’s Normandy region on a recent trip to France. The beaches and the American Cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer are simply some of the most beautiful and peaceful places I have ever visited.
At the cemetery my family and I made our way through a small portion of the final resting place of more than 9,000 young men and women. The sight of rows upon rows of Latin …