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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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  WASHBURN NOEL P was on OMAHA BEACH AREA  
29TH INFANTRY DIVISION
STAFF SERGEANT

 
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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 [March 29, 2017]

Sergeant Washburn landed at Omaha Beach with the third wave of soldiers, between 6:30 and 7 a.m. He was killed while attempting to advance and wipe out a machine gun nest which was pouring deadly fire into the ranks of American soldiers. Honored by Amy Grochowski [2014-05-27 16:41:02]

This is my great-uncle. My grandparents honored him by giving my father the middle name, Noel. My oldest son is also nicknamed, Noel. I am so thankful for the great sacrifices so many made for our freedom, and honored to have had family member who gave his all for his country, God and family. Honored by Amy Grochowski [2014-05-27 16:38:29]

Martinsville Daily Bulletin, Martinsville, Virginia 12/12/1947 FIRST REBURIAL RITES ARE HELD HERE FOR MARTINSVILLE SOLDIER The skies were overcast as the final rites for Staff Sgt. Noel Washburn were conducted yesterday in Oakwood cemetery. Comrades of the dead soldier, members of Martinsville's Honored by Amy Grochowski [2014-05-27 16:35:30]
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. )