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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]
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LUNDBERG JOHN K
8TH AIR FORCE
John K Lundberg was a navigator aboard a B-17 "Spare Charlie" flying fortress. The B-17 was shot down by direct flak KOd # 2 & # 3, followed by fire an explosion, crashed a mile W of Epagnette, two miles SE of Abbeville. Missing in Action Tingry-Abbeville 22/6/44
Honored by Laurent Bonnamour
[Posted: 2018-01-17 20:48:23]
PIERSON ROBERT M
411TH AA GUN BATTALION
Dear Pierson Family, I was at Omaha Beach cemetery a few weeks ago, and saw the Star of David for Robert, and put a stone on it.Just to let you know he is in my thoughts and prayers even though I never met him. Most sincerely, Karen Silverman
Honored by karen silverman
[Posted: 2017-12-13 04:23:19]
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29TH INFANTRY DIVISION
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Let us remember those young soldiers who changed the course of history with their sacrifice. Let us commit ourselves to remembering their sacrifice by cherishing the freedom they bought for all generations that follow. Honored by Laurent Lefebvre [February 22, 2018]
To read 29th Infantry Division documents (after action report, diary, journal,...)
The 115th Infantry landed at 1025 hours, with the 1st and 2nd Battalions abreast on Fox Green beach, about 1000 yards east of that part of the beach on which it was intended to land. The 2nd Battalion...(After Action Report, 29th Division, 115th Regiment)