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Raymond S. HOBACK - 29th Division.
Bedford Boys Fallen - Raymond Samuel HOBACK never had a chance to reach 100 years old today. Instead, he sacrified his life for our freedom... Raymond may have made it out of his landing craft, but he never made it to shore. Others recall seeing his body in the water. Bedford also failed to make in on the beach. He was killed by an exploding 88mm shell. Their time in the battle could be measured in minutes... [American D-Day facebookRead more...
[Posted: 2020-01-21 22:40:05]
RIP - Robert GIGUERE - Navy.
It is with heavy heart we learn the passing of Mr. Robert GIGUERE, a veteran of D-Day (Normandy)... He was 93... Four days earlier, Giguere rode across the choppy English Channel toward the Normandy coast with the Sixth Naval Beach Battalion. When his carrier grounded on the beach, a Teller mine detonated from beneath and tore through the ship's hull, Killing several soldiers below deck... [American D-Day facebookRead more...
[Posted: 2020-01-21 22:58:23]
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BRODISH WILLIAM J
27TH ORD BOMB DISP SQ
This hero was a cousin I never met. I am aware of family details, but they are private. I try to post a picture on Facebook in his honor every D-Day remembrance day.
Honored by Constance Brodish
[Posted: 2024-06-12 20:46:41]
MULVEY JOHN M
299TH ENG COMBAT BN
Remembering you today, Uncle Jack, on the 80th anniversary of D-Day. I shall NEVER forget your service and your sacrifice. May God hold you in the palm of His hand, until we meet, again.
Honored by Diane Mulvey
[Posted: 2024-06-06 18:50:12]
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  WILLIAMS WILLIAM B was on OMAHA BEACH AREA  
29TH INFANTRY DIVISION
FIRST LIEUTENANT

 
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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 [July 25, 2024]

Bonjour, le captain Williams a obtenu également - la Silver Star (Co 153 Hq 29th Div 44) - la Purple Heart with 2 oak Leaf Cluster Information tirées de son dossier militaire Merci Honored by vic corb [2014-10-26 15:39:22]
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. )