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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]
GALLEGOS THEODORE
62ND ARM. FIELD ARTY BN
D-Day first wave H+90, landed on Omaha Beach Force O-2 Fox Green sector, transport USS LCT-209. Colleville-sur-Mer, France.
Honored by Michael Gallegos
[Posted: 2018-11-14 22:33:40]
SPODNEY JOHN W
79TH INFANTRY DIVISION
Thank you.
Honored by Ezosn Qpxbrjx
[Posted: 2018-08-08 00:00:02]
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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 18, 2018]

Lt. Col. James L. Pence retired from active duty with the U.S. Army in February, 1957. He passed away, January 3, 1965. He was very proud of being a member of the Big Red 1. Honored by Pamela Thompson [2016-11-19 03:04:34]
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The sections organized quickly on the beach. The A&P platoon started through the passage to the initial CP, firing unexperienced beach engineers in a minefield. The demolition squad, having lost their...(Account, 1st Division, 16th Regiment, 2nd Bn., Headquarters Co.)