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FAULK WHITNEY J
29TH INFANTRY DIVISION
Whitney J. Faulk, was the brother of my grandfather. Throughout the years of my life I’ve heard many amazing things about this great hero. He not only laid down his life for country, but for his brother. Once he saved my father’s life before his time in war, and saved a family’s future generat
Honored by Faulk Michael
[Posted: 2019-06-13 17:03:28]
POLLEY EVERETT K
29TH INFANTRY DIVISION
This young hero was his mother’s only child and my father’s cousin. I’ve thought about him often over the past several days, as I do every year at this time. I wish I knew more about him and had a photo of him. I honor his sacrifice and the sacrifice of all the men and women who secured our
Honored by Reva Thoroughman
[Posted: 2019-06-07 05:55:46]
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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]
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]
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