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Sub-Lieutenant George "Jimmy" Green, 551 Flotilla, has died.
We have just learned that Jimmy Green has died. Sub-Lieutenant George Green carried the men of the A company, 116th Regiment, 29th Division onto Dog Green, Omaha Beach on landing craft in the very first minutes of the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944. Read more...
[Posted: 2016-05-14 09:33:04]
Virginia Beach - Cary Lee Jarvis, 94, of Virginia Beach, died April 28, 2016
He was a staff sergeant when he landed D-Day, first wave, on Omaha beach, a member of the C-Battery of the 111th Artillery Battalion, 29th Division.  Read more...
[Posted: 2016-05-03 19:10:18]
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WALL - IN MEMORY OF: [See all Messages]
PAVLOVSKY WILLIAM L
370TH FIGHTER GROUP
I am a proud American from the great state of California. When I was in Normany this Summer, I visited the American Cemetary with my family. I saw the Grave of Lt. Pavlovsky. I saw that he was from California also. I took a picture of his gravestone so I could bring him back home not in body but
Honored by John Winters
[Posted: 2017-12-01 07:31:03]
BUNCIK AUGUST B
USS LCI(L)-94
On November 1st, 2017, I visited the American Cemetery at Omaha Beach. It was very moving to see the lines of white crosses. I had the honor to place a Coast Guard Flag and render a salute at the grave site of this fallen Coast Guardsman. With many thanks for your sacrifice. CWO4 Terry Manning
Honored by Terry Manning
[Posted: 2017-11-16 23:24:02]
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29TH INFANTRY DIVISION
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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 [December 12, 2017]

Hello Suzanne, my name is Charlie and I live in England, recently I visited the Normandy beaches (again) and brought back with me a small amount of sand off Omaha beach, if you would like me to send this to you as a memento to your brave father please let me know. There will be no charge. Regards. Honored by Charlie Smith [2015-07-09 14:48:44]

My father, George Burr, fought with Company M from Emporia, Virginia. He passed last March. Honored by Suzanne Burr Monaco [2014-12-04 22:34:37]

Mr. Burr you mentioned meeting a Sgt Moore, that was my Father Hubert Roy Moore cousin. Did you happen to meet my Father Hubert in Company M from Emporia, VA. Honored by Connie Gautreaux [2014-06-10 13:50:28]
To read 29th Infantry Division documents (after action report, diary, journal,...)
On 1 June 1944 the 29th Quatermaster Company Company was lifted on LST's from Hards near Plymouth and Helsford River, near Falmouth, Cornwall, England. After preparation of the unit, for the Invasion...(After Action Report, 29th Division, 29th Quatermaster Co. )