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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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TURNER JESSE
29TH INFANTRY DIVISION
My eternal gratitude for your courage. You died on june 25 1944, I was born on the same date in 1972. Thank you for giving me the chance to celebrate my 45th birthday in peace and freedom. It was an honor to visit your grave yesterday. May you rest in peace. With deep respect, Wendy Hoppe, Amsterdam
Honored by Wendy Hoppe
[Posted: 2017-06-25 13:19:05]
HAMMELL JOHN G
386TH AAA BATTALION
Very Brave Soldier Salute To him visa consultant
Honored by john taylor
[Posted: 2017-06-17 07:46:56]
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THE NORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY and MEMORIAL
  FRANCIS DONALD B  


Unit: 101ST AIRBORNE DIVISION
Rank: CORPORAL
Hometown: MONROE COUNTY (NY)

Status: KILLED IN ACTION
Date of Died: JUNE 7, 1944

Plot-Row-Grave: E-17-18 [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 [July 23, 2017]
(continued) your Purple Heart in a cherished place. My father, John< spoke of your often and missed you terribly. Our thanks to you and all those like you that gave the ultimate sacrifice so that we could live in a free country.
Honored by Richard Francis [2017-01-10 15:46:34]
Uncle Don - You are remembered by your extended family, who might not be where we are today with the sacrifices you and thousands of your comrades made to remove the stain of fascism from the world. I hang your picture proudly in my office along with the flag that was used in your burial. We have
Honored by Richard Francis [2017-01-10 15:43:16]