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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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RUNGE WILLIAM M
5TH RANGER BN
Bill was my grandfather. He was supposed to land at Point du Hoc on D day. But his landing craft sank and he was picked up by another boat of Rangers and came ashore at Omaha Beach. On D+1 he went up the coast in another boat and came ashore again and climbed up the cliffs of Point Du Hoc. At 18 he
Honored by Erik Runge
[Posted: 2018-06-08 00:28:31]
SPERLING BERNARD
4TH INFANTRY DIVISION
Bernard Weintraub, nephew to Bernard Sperling, is thankful for this history.
Honored by sandra weintraub
[Posted: 2018-03-31 16:19:23]
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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 [June 19, 2018]

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,...)
The first boats from "B" hit the beach at H plus 26, and the general area of the landing was as indicated in the overlay. The sea had been so rough throughout the journey that all hands had had to...(Group Critique Notes, 29th Division, 116th Regiment, 1st Bn., B Co. )