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ANDREWS WESLEY W
8TH INFANTRY DIVISION
Le 12 juillet 2017, c'est avec beaucoup d'émotion que, mon épouse et moi-même, avons fleuri pour la 1 ère fois la tombe de Wesley. Cela restera un moment a jamais gravé dans nos mémoires...
Honored by jean lou untereiner
[Posted: 2017-07-24 14:30:33]
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]
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R.I.P. Robert L. SALES, 116th Regiment, 29th Division
Robert L. SALES who landed on Omaha Beach at the age of 18, died Monday. He was 89 years old. Read more...
[Posted: 2015-02-25 07:17:52]
R.I.P. Glenwood HANKINS, 116th Regiment, 29th Division
Glenwood Elmo Hankins, 92, of Martinsville, died at Memorial Hospital in Martinsville; He landed on Omaha Beach, first wave. Read more...
[Posted: 2015-02-10 09:24:35]
Stephen Ambrose Tour: D-Day Tour
D-Day Tour: The Allied Invasion of Europe D-Day Tour Read more...
[Posted: 2014-12-28 17:01:18]
2015 Band of Brothers Actors Reunion in Normandy, France
The event in 2014, marking the 70th anniversary of D-Day, was a great success, so the actors have decided to hold one more reunion on June 5, 6 and 7, 2015. Read more...
[Posted: 2014-10-05 16:45:00]
70th Anniversary D-Day Toast on Omaha Beach June 6, 2014
Surviving members of the 29th Infantry Division gather at 6:36 a.m., exactly 70 years to the minute when Company A of the 116th Regiment of the 29th division approached this very same stretch of the Dog Green sector on Omaha Beach. Read more...
[Posted: 2014-10-02 13:52:00]
Don McCarthy and Morley Piper 29th Infantry Division D-Day
Don McCarthy and Morley Piper both landed on D-Day as part of the 29th Infantry Division's assault on the western end of Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944. Don landed with the 116th Infantry Regiment, Morley with the 115th. Both witnessed the carnage of June 6, 1944.  Read more...
[Posted: 2014-09-29 08:03:00]
'Omaha Beach: Honor and Sacrifice'
The World War II Foundation and Tim Gray Media is now in the post-production phase of 'Omaha Beach: Honor and Sacrifice'. The documentary will be narrated by Major League Baseball Hall of Fame Broadcaster Tim McCarver. Read more...
[Posted: 2014-09-27 12:43:00]
Ernie Corvese, US NAVY NCDU D-Day
The last time Ernie Corvese set foot on Omaha Beach, he spent 12 hours pinned down by German artillery. Much of that time he spent face-down and motionless, hoping he wouldn't attract a sniper. Read more...
[Posted: 2014-09-15 07:36:00]
John Mahoney, Jr. US Navy (Primary Control Ship) D-Day
John served just off Omaha Beach. His US Navy ship was a "Traffic Cop" of sorts on D-Day, directing and communicating with those both on and off-shore. Read more...
[Posted: 2014-09-01 15:39:00]
Richard Fazzio Omaha Beach D-Day
Richard Fazzio was a US Navy Higgins Boat Coxswain (driver) on D-Day. His LCVP brought 30+ men of the US 1st Infantry Division into the Easy Red sector of Omaha Beach. Richard's Higgins landing craft was the 5th boat in the 1st wave at Omaha. Read more...
[Posted: 2014-09-01 15:38:05]
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