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WWII D-Day veteran, awarded France's Legion of Honor
It’s June 6, 1944, Joseph Petrucci is standing shoulder-to-shoulder with 30-some fellow comrades in a landing craft hurtling through the English Channel toward Omaha Beach. Read more...
[Posted: 2016-04-29 07:24:18]
D-Day veteran Verdun Hayes celebrates 100th birthday
D-Day veteran Verdun Hayes made the jump at Dunkeswell Airfield near Honiton, Devon, to raise money for the North Devon Hospice. Read more...
[Posted: 2016-04-28 06:29:32]
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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]
LUNDBERG JOHN K
8TH AIR FORCE
John K Lundberg was a navigator aboard a B-17 "Spare Charlie" flying fortress. The B-17 was shot down by direct flak KOd # 2 & # 3, followed by fire an explosion, crashed a mile W of Epagnette, two miles SE of Abbeville. Missing in Action Tingry-Abbeville 22/6/44
Honored by Laurent Bonnamour
[Posted: 2018-01-17 20:48:23]
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  BAKER MEADE H was on OMAHA BEACH AREA  
29TH INFANTRY DIVISION
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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 [April 26, 2018]
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. )