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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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MACHAN JAMES A
2ND RANGER BN
Allen Machan (He apparently went by Allen) was nephew to my Grandmother Genevieve Geddes. I was told as a child he died at D-Day but they didn't know any more details. His dad is Andrew Machan and mom is Hazel-Mae Machan, nee Goodman. Allen was born in Canada, as was his dad. His mom was born in Iow
Honored by Michael Geddes
[Posted: 2019-09-10 08:12:29]
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]
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THE NORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY and MEMORIAL
  MURRAY ROY W  


Unit: 82ND AIRBORNE DIVISION
Rank: FIRST LIEUTENANT
Hometown: UNION COUNTY (OH)

Status: KILLED IN ACTION
Date of Died: JUNE 6, 1944

Plot-Row-Grave: G-27-20 [See map]




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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 [October 14, 2019]
On behalf of sikh community, We honour Those who died and sacrificed their life for humanity and freedom for generations to come. May god bless his bless his soul.
Honored by Singh Sehmeet [2016-02-17 05:41:48]
I am Pamela Murray, the daughter of 1st Lt. Roy William Murray. With the help of many people, French and American, I have just today received a great posthumous medal for my father. It is the Medal of the French Senate, and I am humbled and honored for him and his brave heart. It took 70 years, but
Honored by Pamela Murray [2015-11-16 18:33:53]
Roy William Murray (Bill) was a 1st Lt. with the 508th PIR who parachuted into Normandy in the early hours on D-Day. He was shot on June 8 by a German sniper as he was carrying plasma to wounded men. .
Honored by Carolyn Platt [2015-11-03 13:15:42]
Correction of the above information thanks to Pamela Murray, Bill's daughter. Roy William Murray (Bill) was a 1st Lt. with the 508th PIR who parachuted into Normandy in the early hours on D-Day. He was not killed then, as it says on his grave stone, but turned up two days later meeting a group of m
Honored by Carolyn Platt [2015-11-03 13:11:29]
Our mother's cousin Bill Murray was killed by friendly fire when his unit was being fired upon by an American unit nearby. Bill, as the leader, crawled over to tell them to stop shooting, but they killed him. We, his family, are proud of his bravery, his sacrifice and his service to our country an
Honored by Carolyn Platt [2014-06-06 13:12:38]