"Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it."  - George Santayana

This week marks the 70th anniversary of the D-Day Normandy landings, the vast Allied military operation that helped turn the tide of World War II.

We've gathered a few videos that will hopefully do justice to the occasion, and better yet, inspire younger generations to learn more about the event and the extraordinary men who made it possible.

Here is a recording of Allied commander Dwight Eisenhower's remarks to the troops:

This is a clip of President Obama at Normandy this week:

And best of all, one of the few remaining veterans of the operation reminiscing:

We hope you will take a moment this weekend to remember this momentous event.