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Anything, Anywhere, Anytime, Bar Nothing!

The 9th Infantry Division commanded by the Major General Manton S. Eddy came ashore on the 10th of June 1944 at Utah Beach, precisely in the sector codenamed “Tare Green”.

It’s mission? Cut the Cotentin Peninsula and capture the city of Cherbourg from the West.

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Some family fun sites in Normandy your children simply can't miss

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The Ghost of Normandy, the most decorated soldier of US History!

In February 1979 came a call from Chief Warrant Officer Carl Hansen of the Awards Office in the Pentagon. “Colonel Urban, I have some great news for you! On digging through our great volume of files, we have located a bona fide application for the Congressional Medal of Honor sent to us by Sergeant Earl Evans!”

Sergeant Evans spent the last months of the war in a German POW captured shortly after Matt Urban final evacuation from the front… and was the one pushing the U.S. administration to recognize the valor in action of his comrade when he came back safely home. It will take him almost 35 years to accomplish this administration crusade!

Why? Once you will have read the story of Matt Urban, you will understand why one comrade did this for another comrade!

Would you have done the same?

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HITLER HAD FORTRESS AROUND EUROPE BUT FORGOT THE ROOF ON TOP 1936-1940

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Topics: World War 2, Nazi, France, Normandy, Utah Beach, Third Reich, Nazi, Führer Adolf Hitler, World War Two, Shoah, Poland, WWII, WWII, France, General de Gaulle, WWII Battle of Britain, Operation Sea Lion, Nazi Blitzkrieg, France, Free French Air Forces (FAFL), WWII, Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), WWII, Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), WWII, Hawker Hurricane fighter plane, WWII, Spitfire fighter plane, WWII, Royal Air Force (RAF), Third Reich, Luftwaffe

87th Chemical Mortar Battalion: A life saving support for the infantrymen

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The 87th Chemical Mortar Battalion participated in the taking of the Cotentin Peninsula and Cherbourg harbor. 

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22nd Infantry Regiment & USS Nevada battle for Azeville battery 105mm

While the 1st Battalion of the 22nd Infantry Regiment of the 4th Infantry Division was attacking Crisbecq battery on the 7th of June 1944, the 2nd Battalion was fighting to take Azeville battery.

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22nd Infantry Regiment battle for Crisbecq 210mm Guns near Utah Beach

By night fall on June 6th, 1944 the 1st Battalion of the 22nd Infantry Regiment of the 4th Infantry Division which had landed at Utah beach on D-Day, spent the night in the vicinity of Saint-Germain-de-Varreville.

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D-DAY PROJECT - CARENTAN LES MARAIS IN THE STARTING BLOCKS AGAINST BAYEUX!

Normandy American Heroes has decided to translate freely (my own comments...) the article so as to make it easier for you to understand what the Region Normandy would like to put in place before the 80th Anniversary of D-Day.

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Topics: France, Normandy, Utah Beach, France, Normandy, D-Day, France, Normandy, Omaha beach, France, Normandy, Bayeux, France, Normandy, Carentan-les-Marais

1st US Army Assault Training Center and Slapton sands

From the D-Day landing on the 6th of June 1944 to the Victory in Europe signed on the 7th of May 1945 in Reims (France), many of our NOK (Next of Kin) sacrificed their lives so we could continue to live in a free world.

Lest we forget...

We all know what the Allied Forces had to accomplish to liberate Europe from Nazi tyranny. But have you ever asked yourself how did these soldiers prepare themselves to go to battle? Where did they train? What kind of training did they receive? Which unit was trained and why?

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Topics: World War 2, France, Normandy, Utah Beach, WWII 101st Airborne Division, Third Reich, France, Normandy, D-Day, Operation Overlord, France, Normandy, Omaha beach, France, Normandy American Cemetery, WWII Atlantic Wall, WWII, England, Saunton Sands Beach, Operation FABIUS-1, WWII 1st US Army Assault Training Center, WWII, England, Slapton Sands, World War Two, WWII England, Croyde Cliffs, WWII 1st US Army, WWII Engineers Special Brigade, WWII, US Coast Guards, WWII, Infantry, WWII Paratroopers, Operation TIGER, WWII, England, Woolacombe Beach, WWII, US Navy, WWII, USA, Rangers, WWII, LCVP Higgins barge, WWII, LST Landing Ship Tanks

D-DAY TESTIMONIALS FROM LOCALS OF SAINT MARIE DU MONT

 

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Topics: France, Normandy, World War 2, Nazi, France, Normandy, Utah Beach, WWII 101st Airborne Division

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