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Trump to visit France for D-Day 75th anniversary
US President Donald Trump is to visit Normandy in June this year for the 75th anniversary commemorations of D-Day, he has said. Mr Trump made the announcement during a reception of World War II veterans in the Presidential Oval Office, at the White House, in Washington DC. [Connexion FranceRead more...
[Posted: 2019-04-30 09:01:00]
Bernard DARGOLS, 98, died April 28, 2019
We have just learned that Bernard DARGOLS has died. Bernard DARGOLS landed on Omaha Beach with 2nd Infantry Division. Read more...
[Posted: 2019-04-29 22:00:00]
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MACHAN JAMES A
2ND RANGER BN
Allen Machan (He apparently went by Allen) was nephew to my Grandmother Genevieve Geddes. I was told as a child he died at D-Day but they didn't know any more details. His dad is Andrew Machan and mom is Hazel-Mae Machan, nee Goodman. Allen was born in Canada, as was his dad. His mom was born in Iow
Honored by Michael Geddes
[Posted: 2019-09-10 08:12:29]
VILL JOSEPH L
4TH INFANTRY DIVISION
Joseph, My wife and I came across your grave on my visit to Normandy. God bless you and thank you Joseph for your ultimate sacrifice in a battle with evil. When God awakes you from your sleep, Normandy will seem like just a bad dream.I look forward to that day for you and all the brave men who died
Honored by Jordan Kitover
[Posted: 2019-07-16 00:29:17]
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  PRESLEY WILLIAM M was on OMAHA BEACH AREA  
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 [October 19, 2019]

Awarded The COMBAT INFANTRYMAN BADGE, circular No186 dated 11 May 1944 (effect 6 june 1944) 116th IR GO, number 85, 6 december 1944 Honored by Vincent corbrion [2016-12-31 00:54:54]

Promoted S/Sgt 18 nov 1943 - Promoted T/Sgt 01 feb 1944 - Promoted 1st/Sgt 18 feb 1944 - Morning Reports 116th IR - B Co Education : 4 years of high school Marital Statut : Single, without dependents Semiskilled occupations in mechanical treatment of metals (rolling, stamping, forging, pressing) Honored by Vincent corbrion [2016-12-31 00:16:53]
To read 29th Infantry Division documents (after action report, diary, journal,...)
"L" landed on schedule at 0720, coming in the 2nd Battalion beach and landing behind some its elements. (Note: The place is indicated on the overlay. "M", coming in at the same time, was to the left...(Group Critique Notes, 29th Division, 116th Regiment, 3rd Bn., L Co. )