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RUNGE WILLIAM M
5TH RANGER BN
Bill was my grandfather. He was supposed to land at Point du Hoc on D day. But his landing craft sank and he was picked up by another boat of Rangers and came ashore at Omaha Beach. On D+1 he went up the coast in another boat and came ashore again and climbed up the cliffs of Point Du Hoc. At 18 he
Honoré par Erik Runge
[Posté le: 2018-06-08 00:28:31]
SPERLING BERNARD
4TH INFANTRY DIVISION
Bernard Weintraub, nephew to Bernard Sperling, is thankful for this history.
Honoré par sandra weintraub
[Posté le: 2018-03-31 16:19:23]
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R.I.P. Robert L. SALES, 116th Regiment, 29th Division
Robert L. SALES who landed on Omaha Beach at the age of 18, died Monday. He was 89 years old. Lire plus...
Posté le: 2015-02-25 07:17:52
R.I.P. Glenwood HANKINS, 116th Regiment, 29th Division
Glenwood Elmo Hankins, 92, of Martinsville, died at Memorial Hospital in Martinsville; He landed on Omaha Beach, first wave. Lire plus...
Posté le: 2015-02-10 09:24:35
Stephen Ambrose Tour: D-Day Tour
D-Day Tour: The Allied Invasion of Europe D-Day Tour Lire plus...
Posté le: 2014-12-28 17:01:18
2015 Band of Brothers Actors Reunion in Normandy, France
The event in 2014, marking the 70th anniversary of D-Day, was a great success, so the actors have decided to hold one more reunion on June 5, 6 and 7, 2015. Lire plus...
Posté le: 2014-10-05 16:45:00
70th Anniversary D-Day Toast on Omaha Beach June 6, 2014
Surviving members of the 29th Infantry Division gather at 6:36 a.m., exactly 70 years to the minute when Company A of the 116th Regiment of the 29th division approached this very same stretch of the Dog Green sector on Omaha Beach. Lire plus...
Posté le: 2014-10-02 13:52:00
Don McCarthy and Morley Piper 29th Infantry Division D-Day
Don McCarthy and Morley Piper both landed on D-Day as part of the 29th Infantry Division's assault on the western end of Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944. Don landed with the 116th Infantry Regiment, Morley with the 115th. Both witnessed the carnage of June 6, 1944.  Lire plus...
Posté le: 2014-09-29 08:03:00
'Omaha Beach: Honor and Sacrifice'
The World War II Foundation and Tim Gray Media is now in the post-production phase of 'Omaha Beach: Honor and Sacrifice'. The documentary will be narrated by Major League Baseball Hall of Fame Broadcaster Tim McCarver. Lire plus...
Posté le: 2014-09-27 12:43:00
Ernie Corvese, US NAVY NCDU D-Day
The last time Ernie Corvese set foot on Omaha Beach, he spent 12 hours pinned down by German artillery. Much of that time he spent face-down and motionless, hoping he wouldn't attract a sniper. Lire plus...
Posté le: 2014-09-15 07:36:00
John Mahoney, Jr. US Navy (Primary Control Ship) D-Day
John served just off Omaha Beach. His US Navy ship was a "Traffic Cop" of sorts on D-Day, directing and communicating with those both on and off-shore. Lire plus...
Posté le: 2014-09-01 15:39:00
Richard Fazzio Omaha Beach D-Day
Richard Fazzio was a US Navy Higgins Boat Coxswain (driver) on D-Day. His LCVP brought 30+ men of the US 1st Infantry Division into the Easy Red sector of Omaha Beach. Richard's Higgins landing craft was the 5th boat in the 1st wave at Omaha. Lire plus...
Posté le: 2014-09-01 15:38:05
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