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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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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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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 16, 2021]
To read 29th Infantry Division documents (after action report, diary, journal,...)
The first platoon, 29th Cavalry Reconnaissance Troops Mecs. attached to the 116th Infantry Combat Team landed on Omaha Beaches 6 June 1944, 0800 hours (D-Day, H plus 30). It was divided into seven (7)...(After Action Report, 29th Division, 29th Cavalry Reconnaissance )