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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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Pvt. Goldstein fought in Fox Company, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division (the legendary “Big Red One”). He formed part of an assault platoon storming Omaha Beach in the first wave, at 6.40 am, under the guns of a German strong point. All the officers in his company had been wounded or
Honored by Lesley Sterling
[Posted: 2021-02-20 13:22:16]
Your precious life was sacrificed for all our tomorrow's Never to be forgotten. Bernice Marmion Pope
Honored by Bernice Marmion Pope
[Posted: 2020-06-06 20:07:19]
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29th Division, 29th Quatermaster Co.
After Action Report
On 1 June 1944 the 29th Quatermaster Company Company was lifted on LST's from Hards near Plymouth and Helsford River, near Falmouth, Cornwall, England. After preparation of the unit, for the Invasion of the European Continent from the West, the personnel and equipment loaded on eleven (11) separate craft.
The first members to land were attached to the 116th Infantry Combat Team and consisted of 2nd Lieutenant Robert Rosenberg, and three (3) enlisted men. They landed on "D" Day (6 June 1944) as representatives of the Division Quatermaster and to make reconnaissance for the Division Quatermaster and the Quatermaster Company. Captain Charles V. Moore, with three (3) enlisted men landed on morning of D+1 (7 June 1944) as liaison with the 115th Infantry Combat Team and to make reconnaissance for a cemetery.
Captain Hansel E. York, with nine (9) enlisted men.. landed approximately at midnight of D+1 (7 June 1944).
Captain Frank B. Hines, Jr., with forty-three (43) enlisted men... landed in three sections. The first section under Staff Sergeant Harrington went ashore at approximately 2000 hrs D+1 (7 June 1944), the second section under Sergeant Woody went ashore at approximately 2300 hrs D+1 (7 June 1944) and the third section, consisting of over half the group, went ashore at approximately 0800 hours on D+2 (8 June 1944).