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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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GALLEGOS THEODORE
62ND ARM. FIELD ARTY BN
D-Day first wave H+90, landed on Omaha Beach Force O-2 Fox Green sector, transport USS LCT-209. Colleville-sur-Mer, France.
Honored by Michael Gallegos
[Posted: 2018-11-14 22:33:40]
SPODNEY JOHN W
79TH INFANTRY DIVISION
Thank you.
Honored by Ezosn Qpxbrjx
[Posted: 2018-08-08 00:00:02]
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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 [April 19, 2019]

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,...)
The Company came in on three boats at H plus 40, got one burst of shell-fire on one boat (killing one man) during the approach, but otherwise met nothing but automatic fire. This, the enemy held...(Group Critique Notes, 29th Division, 116th Regiment, 1st Bn., Headquarters Co. )