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Raymond S. HOBACK - 29th Division.
Bedford Boys Fallen - Raymond Samuel HOBACK never had a chance to reach 100 years old today. Instead, he sacrified his life for our freedom... Raymond may have made it out of his landing craft, but he never made it to shore. Others recall seeing his body in the water. Bedford also failed to make in on the beach. He was killed by an exploding 88mm shell. Their time in the battle could be measured in minutes... [American D-Day facebookRead more...
[Posted: 2020-01-21 22:40:05]
RIP - Robert GIGUERE - Navy.
It is with heavy heart we learn the passing of Mr. Robert GIGUERE, a veteran of D-Day (Normandy)... He was 93... Four days earlier, Giguere rode across the choppy English Channel toward the Normandy coast with the Sixth Naval Beach Battalion. When his carrier grounded on the beach, a Teller mine detonated from beneath and tore through the ship's hull, Killing several soldiers below deck... [American D-Day facebookRead more...
[Posted: 2020-01-21 22:58:23]
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VILL JOSEPH L
4TH INFANTRY DIVISION
Joseph, My wife and I came across your grave on my visit to Normandy. God bless you and thank you Joseph for your ultimate sacrifice in a battle with evil. When God awakes you from your sleep, Normandy will seem like just a bad dream.I look forward to that day for you and all the brave men who died
Honored by Jordan Kitover
[Posted: 2019-07-16 00:29:17]
GARDNER WILLIAM
29TH INFANTRY DIVISION
I'm trying to get my dad (Carmen poliseno) a purple heart for his service in world war 2 after the fact. I believe he was on the same boat as William Gardner who was his commanding officer. my dad passed away in 2016 at the age of 99.in order to get him his purple heart I need to try and follow his
Honored by david poliseno
[Posted: 2019-06-19 18:10:47]
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  FAULK WHITNEY J was on OMAHA BEACH AREA  
29TH INFANTRY DIVISION
PRIVATE

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BURIED AT NORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY AND MEMORIAL [B-23-45]
 
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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 [June 6, 2020]

Whitney J. Faulk, was the brother of my grandfather. Throughout the years of my life I’ve heard many amazing things about this great hero. He not only laid down his life for country, but for his brother. Once he saved my father’s life before his time in war, and saved a family’s future generat Honored by Faulk Michael [2019-06-13 17:03:28]

My wife and I, from the New Orleans area, were honored to lay a flower on Mr. Faulk's gravesite, in December 2013. I would be happy to email a pic of his headstone. Honored by Douglas Ruby [2014-06-11 14:48:54]

This Brave Man is my Grandfather who selflessly gave his life for the freedom and liberty of others. Rest in peace Paw-Paw. Job Well Done!! I joined the military because of you. Honored by chris peters [2014-06-11 03:00:14]
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The Company came in on three boats at H plus 40, got one burst of shell-fire on one boat (killing one man) during the approach, but otherwise met nothing but automatic fire. This, the enemy held...(Group Critique Notes, 29th Division, 116th Regiment, 1st Bn., Headquarters Co. )