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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]
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Joseph, My wife and I came across your grave on my visit to Normandy. God bless you and thank you Joseph for your ultimate sacrifice in a battle with evil. When God awakes you from your sleep, Normandy will seem like just a bad dream.I look forward to that day for you and all the brave men who died
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[Posted: 2019-07-16 00:29:17]
I'm trying to get my dad (Carmen poliseno) a purple heart for his service in world war 2 after the fact. I believe he was on the same boat as William Gardner who was his commanding officer. my dad passed away in 2016 at the age of order to get him his purple heart I need to try and follow his
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[Posted: 2019-06-19 18:10:47]
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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).