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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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Sub-Lieutenant George "Jimmy" Green, 551 Flotilla, has died.
We have just learned that Jimmy Green has died. Sub-Lieutenant George Green carried the men of the A company, 116th Regiment, 29th Division onto Dog Green, Omaha Beach on landing craft in the very first minutes of the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944. Read more...
[Posted: 2016-05-14 09:33:04]
Virginia Beach - Cary Lee Jarvis, 94, of Virginia Beach, died April 28, 2016
He was a staff sergeant when he landed D-Day, first wave, on Omaha beach, a member of the C-Battery of the 111th Artillery Battalion, 29th Division.  Read more...
[Posted: 2016-05-03 19:10:18]
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]
William D'Huyvetters recalls hitting Omaha Beach on D-Day
Uncle Sam said he needed me. I was drafted into the Army and had basic training at Camp Croft, S.C., along with Henry Kissinger, the future secretary of state for Nixon. We called him Henny. He was a heck of a nice guy, a smart cookie. He wasn't in my company, but sure, I talked to him. Read more...
[Posted: 2016-03-19 04:17:23]
Pasquale Rocco's documentary
WWII Pasquale Rocco, Sergeant in the 29th Infantry Dividion Read more...
[Posted: 2016-01-15 11:23:49]
THANK YOU FOR MY FREEDOM
From the first shots of the Revolutionary War to the men and women serving our country today, this nation owes an immeasurable debt of gratitude to our veterans. Even so, the simple act of reaching out to all veterans today to say "thank you" speaks volumes. Join The National WWII Museum in New Orleans this Veterans Day as we raise our voices together to say "Thank you for my freedom." Read more...
[Posted: 2015-11-08 16:02:54]
R.I.P. Marion C. GRAY, Medic, 116th Regiment, 29th Division
Marion Charles Gray, 96, 1st wave on Omaha Beach (medic, 116th Regiment, 29th Division) passed away July 28, 2015 Read more...
[Posted: 2015-07-31 07:21:02]
R.I.P. Earl L. KELLY, 502nd PIR, 101st Airborne Division
Earl R. KELLY was with the I Company of the 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division. Read more...
[Posted: 2015-04-11 13:35:00]
R.I.P. Vincent E. BAKER, 58th FA Bn
Vincent E. BAKER landed on Omaha Beach, 6 June 1944. Read more...
[Posted: 2015-03-19 15:35:26]
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