Most know that this week marks the anniversary of the June 6 US-led invasion of Europe known as "D-Day," which turned the tide against Adolf Hitler's Nazi Germany, bringing about the end of WWII. Many don’t know, however, that the first week of June is also remembered as the time when the post-war peace in Europe was established. This is all thanks to George Marshall.
Though a soldier in both the 1st and 2nd World Wars, George Marshall is best known to history as a man of peace. In fact, he's the only US soldier to have ever won the Nobel Peace Prize. Here's that story...
Have you ever experienced an act of kindness that changed the course of history?
“Fulfillment in life comes from service,” Gail Halvorsen told an interviewer in 2013. And he would know, for almost 70 years ago, in 1948, as the Cold War was just heating up, he performed a simple act of service that was felt around the world.