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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]
LUNDBERG JOHN K
8TH AIR FORCE
John K Lundberg was a navigator aboard a B-17 "Spare Charlie" flying fortress. The B-17 was shot down by direct flak KOd # 2 & # 3, followed by fire an explosion, crashed a mile W of Epagnette, two miles SE of Abbeville. Missing in Action Tingry-Abbeville 22/6/44
Honored by Laurent Bonnamour
[Posted: 2018-01-17 20:48:23]
PIERSON ROBERT M
411TH AA GUN BATTALION
Dear Pierson Family, I was at Omaha Beach cemetery a few weeks ago, and saw the Star of David for Robert, and put a stone on it.Just to let you know he is in my thoughts and prayers even though I never met him. Most sincerely, Karen Silverman
Honored by karen silverman
[Posted: 2017-12-13 04:23:19]
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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 [February 25, 2018]

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,...)
Elements of Headquarters Company and attached units aboard LCI 414 landed on Omaha Beach in the vicinity of Vierville-sur-Mer at 1500 hours on 6 June 1944 for the participation of the invasion of...(After Action Report, 29th Division, Headquarters Co. )