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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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SPODNEY JOHN W
79TH INFANTRY DIVISION
Thank you.
Honored by Ezosn Qpxbrjx
[Posted: 2018-08-08 00:00:02]
RUNGE WILLIAM M
5TH RANGER BN
Bill was my grandfather. He was supposed to land at Point du Hoc on D day. But his landing craft sank and he was picked up by another boat of Rangers and came ashore at Omaha Beach. On D+1 he went up the coast in another boat and came ashore again and climbed up the cliffs of Point Du Hoc. At 18 he
Honored by Erik Runge
[Posted: 2018-06-08 00:28:31]
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  BARRATT HARRY E was on OMAHA BEACH AREA  
1ST INFANTRY DIVISION
CAPTAIN

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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 [May 22, 2019]
To read 1st Infantry Division documents (after action report, diary, journal,...)
The company landed between 0650 and 0700. The order from left to right in the assault sections was fur, five, three, headquarters detachment, two and one. The fourth section foundered due to heavy...(Account, 1st Division, 16th Regiment, 3rd Bn., L Co.)