Sid BirnsSid Birnshttps://www.themetropolitain.ca/articles/author/182engFirst person: D-Day + 15 on Omaha Beach by Sid Birnshttps://www.themetropolitain.ca/articles/view/1430https://www.themetropolitain.ca/articles/view/1430The port of embarkation in the south of England was wet and mudddy.  No matter where you looked, all you could see were soldiers going in and out of tents surrounded by all kinds of equipment that would be used once we landed in Normandy. The invasion force was in front of us having landed on June 6th, 1944, D-Day. The invasion of Fortress Europe was on and we were waiting our turn to board the landing craft.Sid BirnsTue, 03 Jun 2014 23:29:00 -04009/11 - Ten Years Laterhttps://www.themetropolitain.ca/articles/view/1037https://www.themetropolitain.ca/articles/view/1037Ex-New Yorker, now Montrealer, veteran of Omaha Beach, and postwar NY-based staff photographer for UPI, photojournalist Sid Birns shares his thoughts and images as we commemorate the 10th anniversary of the shock and tragedy that was 9/11.Sid BirnsWed, 26 Oct 2011 20:30:00 -0400