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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]
OGDEN HOWARD
29TH INFANTRY DIVISION
My name is Sarah Moyers and Howard Ogden was my great uncle.(my papaw, Smith Osmar Ogden was his brother)I only wish that I knew him. My mamaw kept many of his letters that he wrote to her. It was so nice to know that someone remembers him. Rest in Peace Howard.
Honored by Joshua Moyers
[Posted: 2017-03-29 01:41:13]
KILLEN VINCENT M
2ND INFANTRY DIVISION
My dad was certain that was him in the photo so was my mom who knew him the most. He landed on june 7th omaha beach. He was later attached to the 28th(bloody bucket) and captured in Honsfeld at the buldge. Escaped months later
Honored by rich lang
[Posted: 2017-02-17 21:26:34]
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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 [April 28, 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,...)
5 June 1044. The advance parties and the assault elements of the Battalion completed loading in and near Plymouth Harbor. The Battalion Commander, Lieutenant Colonel John P. Cooper, Jr., Battery...(After Action Report, 29th Division, 110th Field Arty Bn. )