Lead: For 400 years service men and women have fought to carve out and defend freedom and the civilization we know as America. This series on A Moment in Time is devoted to the memory of those warriors, whose devotion gave, in the words of Lincoln at Gettysburg, the last full measure.

Intro: A Moment In Time with Dan Roberts.

Content: During World War II Armed Forces Radio was a welcome reminder of home to the lonely GI. It is a legacy of the war that entertains and informs service men and women to this day. In 1942 allied forces began to assemble for the Normandy invasion in bases throughout the English countryside. For many this was the first time away from home and they missed it.