Claim: Barack Obama is the only president who has failed to visit the
Since its construction, only 3 times have presidents failed to go to the
1. Barack Obama 2010
2. Barack Obama 2011
3. Barack Obama 2012
For the past 70 years, all presidents, except Obama, have paid tribute to the fallen soldiers killed on
Every year the French have a 4 day celebration in Normandy complete with American uniforms, tanks, jeeps and guns. They still honor the Americans who died there.
In all the years since, Our country has only FOUR TIMES not been there to do the honors.
Four times in 69 years!! I wonder who would have had the lack of respect to not honor our fighting forces?
SHAME ON AMERICA FOR ELECTING A NON-VETERAN PRESIDENT WHO DOES NOT DESERVE TO BE THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF: HE IS ABSOLUTELY A DISGRACE TO ALL WHO FOUGHT FOR THIS NATION AND GAVE THEIR LIVES.
June 6, 2013, the 69th anniversary of "D-Day", the largest invasion ever attempted, where 200,000 Americans stormed the beaches at Normandy to begin the final push to defeat Nazi Germany in WWII.
In the 69 years since D-Day, there are four occasions when the President of the United States chose not to visit the
The occasions were:
1. Barack Obama, 2010
2. Barack Obama, 2011
3. Barack Obama, 2012
4. Barack Obama, 2013
For the past 69 years, every American President except Obama have taken the time to honor the memory and sacrifices of the 6,000 American soldiers killed on
June 6 2010,
Obama had no events scheduled.
June 6, 2011,
Obama met with the National Security team and was interviewed by WEWS Cleveland and WDIV in Detroit about the auto industry - FAR too busy to visit the
June 6, 2012,
instead of honoring our fallen soldiers, Obama made a campaign trip to California on Air
June 6, 2013,
Obama was doing ANOTHER fund raiser with the multimillionaires in the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee in Palo Alto CA, once again at our expense.
America - Aren't you proud?
Origins: This item claiming that President Barack Obama is the only U.S. President who has "failed to go to the
The term "D-Day Monument" is non-specific and could refer to any one of a number of different sites. If the term "D-Day Monument" references any of the various monuments,
The first president to travel to Normandy for D-Day was Ronald Reagan, who in 1984 attended commemorative ceremonies there for the
and again on the
If the term "D-Day Monument" is interpreted to mean the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Virginia, U.S. presidents have no established tradition of regularly visiting that site, which didn't even open until 2001. President
If the term "D-Day Monument" refers to the National World
In fact, any public presidential activity paying tribute to fallen U.S. and Allied soldiers on the anniversary of
Between 1944 and 2014 — a span of
Last updated: 18 April 2015