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Trump to visit France for D-Day 75th anniversary
US President Donald Trump is to visit Normandy in June this year for the 75th anniversary commemorations of D-Day, he has said. Mr Trump made the announcement during a reception of World War II veterans in the Presidential Oval Office, at the White House, in Washington DC. [Connexion FranceRead more...
[Posted: 2019-04-30 09:01:00]
Bernard DARGOLS, 98, died April 28, 2019
We have just learned that Bernard DARGOLS has died. Bernard DARGOLS landed on Omaha Beach with 2nd Infantry Division. Read more...
[Posted: 2019-04-29 22:00:00]
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GOLDSTEIN MORRIS M
1ST INFANTRY DIVISION
Pvt. Goldstein fought in Fox Company, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division (the legendary “Big Red One”). He formed part of an assault platoon storming Omaha Beach in the first wave, at 6.40 am, under the guns of a German strong point. All the officers in his company had been wounded or
Honored by Lesley Sterling
[Posted: 2021-02-20 13:22:16]
KOON RUPERT E
3422ND ORDN AUTO MAIN COMPANY
Your precious life was sacrificed for all our tomorrow's Never to be forgotten. Bernice Marmion Pope
Honored by Bernice Marmion Pope
[Posted: 2020-06-06 20:07:19]
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  FITCH FRANK N Jr was on OMAHA BEACH AREA  
1ST INFANTRY DIVISION
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BURIED AT NORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY AND MEMORIAL [J-13-23]
 
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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 4, 2021]

My Dad and I visited found his marker at the Normandy Cemetery in 2001. Honored by Albert Johnson [2013-05-29 03:48:38]

My father, Pvt. Howard J. Johnson served under Captain Fitch on D-Day and saw him killed on the beach. My father thought a lot of this brave man who while trying to rally his troops to move up stepped on a mine. He later took a direct hit from mortar. They were together many months in England. Honored by Albert Johnson [2013-05-29 03:46:09]
To read 1st Infantry Division documents (after action report, diary, journal,...)
On 6 June 1944 at 0800 the forward C.P. group of the 1st Battalion 16th Infantry landed on the left side of Easy Red - Omaha Beach. The machine gun and rifle fire was terrific and men were being hit...(After Action Report, 1st Division, 16th Regiment, 1st Bn., Headquarters Co.)