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Raymond S. HOBACK - 29th Division.
Bedford Boys Fallen - Raymond Samuel HOBACK never had a chance to reach 100 years old today. Instead, he sacrified his life for our freedom... Raymond may have made it out of his landing craft, but he never made it to shore. Others recall seeing his body in the water. Bedford also failed to make in on the beach. He was killed by an exploding 88mm shell. Their time in the battle could be measured in minutes... [American D-Day facebookRead more...
[Posted: 2020-01-21 22:40:05]
RIP - Robert GIGUERE - Navy.
It is with heavy heart we learn the passing of Mr. Robert GIGUERE, a veteran of D-Day (Normandy)... He was 93... Four days earlier, Giguere rode across the choppy English Channel toward the Normandy coast with the Sixth Naval Beach Battalion. When his carrier grounded on the beach, a Teller mine detonated from beneath and tore through the ship's hull, Killing several soldiers below deck... [American D-Day facebookRead more...
[Posted: 2020-01-21 22:58:23]
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DICKENS WALTER L
29TH INFANTRY DIVISION
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Honored by Donald Burriss
[Posted: 2022-08-28 22:29:20]
HILL D F
7TH NAVAL BEACH BN
Bonjour Je fais des recherches sur le lieutenant HILL D F. Pourriez vous m'indiquer quel était son army serial number. Par avance merci Dominique Lombard
Honored by Dominique Lombard
[Posted: 2021-11-18 12:45:39]
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  BREDA ITALO J was on OMAHA BEACH AREA  
29TH INFANTRY DIVISION
PRIVATE FIRST CLASS

 
BURIED AT NORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY AND MEMORIAL [H-11-7]
 
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Let us remember those young soldiers who changed the course of history with their sacrifice. Let us commit ourselves to remembering their sacrifice by cherishing the freedom they bought for all generations that follow. Honored by Laurent Lefebvre [September 29, 2022]

Italo J. Breda my youngest uncle, born in Suffolk County Massachusetts in 1923. the son Of Italian Immigrants,Merito and Theresa Breda.Italo served in the service of the United States Of America with his older brothers and surrendered his young life in combat at the age 21 years,to allow freedom,lib Honored by Wayne J Breda MD,DSc. [2021-05-21 01:16:39]
To read 29th Infantry Division documents (after action report, diary, journal,...)
This company was to land in six boats at H+40. The landing was generally three hundred yards to left of their objectives. The boat of Lieutenant "Kelly" Athanaskos, however, landed in the area of the...(Group Critique Notes, 29th Division, 116th Regiment, 1st Bn., D Co.)