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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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HILL D F
7TH NAVAL BEACH BN
Bonjour Je fais des recherches sur le lieutenant HILL D F. Pourriez vous m'indiquer quel ├ętait son army serial number. Par avance merci Dominique Lombard
Honored by Dominique Lombard
[Posted: 2021-11-18 12:45:39]
BREDA ITALO J
29TH INFANTRY DIVISION
Italo J. Breda my youngest uncle, born in Suffolk County Massachusetts in 1923. the son Of Italian Immigrants,Merito and Theresa Breda.Italo served in the service of the United States Of America with his older brothers and surrendered his young life in combat at the age 21 years,to allow freedom,lib
Honored by Wayne J Breda MD,DSc.
[Posted: 2021-05-21 01:16:39]
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THE NORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY and MEMORIAL
  KNAPP DANIEL J  

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Unit: 1ST INFANTRY DIVISION
Rank: TECHNICIAN 4TH GRADE
Hometown: OTSEGO COUNTY (NY)

Status: KILLED IN ACTION
Date of Died: JUNE 8, 1944

Plot-Row-Grave: I-27-34 [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 [May 21, 2022]
Though I never met you Danny, my father spoke of you often in our home. I remember you like I knew you. He never forgot you, nor shall my mother or I. You are a hero in every sense of the word. I'm glad my father had a friend such as you during WWII. I hope you're enjoying being together again. <3
Honored by Lori Paparteys [2014-06-17 13:31:37]