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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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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]

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,...)
E company arrived on schedule on the beach but was unloaded about 1100-1400 yards to the left of their objective. The assault wave was contained in six landing crafts, the headquarters section was...(Group Critique Notes, 29th Division, 116th Regiment, 2nd Bn., E Co. )