It is late evening of June 6, 1944. You have just lived through the
events that the world will soon be calling "D-Day."
Though tired, hungry, and dirty, you feel it is important to take time to
make a record of what you went through this day so that the world will know
what happened here. Like the combat artist you saw earlier this day, you
know that saving a record for history is as important as the mission you
fight. So, before you fall into an exhausted sleep, you make your record of
This personal memoir must include the following: