At 12:30 AM Eastern Time the first reports about the Allied invasion of France hit the United States — the reports came from German news outlets.  We’ll listen to the actual reports as they aired in the United States.

We’ll also hear General Eisenhower read his message to Allied troops.

Finally, a US Army Ranger squad leader at Pointe du Hoc on June 6, 1944 joined Mac for an interview in 2001 — you’ll hear Harris Holman talk about his experience THAT day on the cliffs of Pointe du Hoc.