Topics: World War 2, Operation Overlord, Operation Neptune, Field Marshal Karl Rudolf Gerd von Rundstedt, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, Führer Adolf Hitler, Atlantic Wall, World War Two, 1st US Army, US Coast Guards, Infantry, US Navy, LCVP Higgins barge, LST Landing Ship Tanks, 4th Infantry Division, 22nd Infantry Regiment, Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, Saint-Martin-de-Varreville, 8th Infantry Regiment, 12th Infantry Regiment, La Madeleine hamlet
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?Read More
Topics: World War 2, Utah Beach, 101st Airborne Division, Third Reich, D-Day, Operation Overlord, Omaha beach, Normandy American Cemetery, Atlantic Wall, Saunton Sands Beach, Operation FABIUS-1, 1st US Army Assault Training Center, Slapton Sands, World War Two, Croyde Cliffs, 1st US Army, Engineers Special Brigade, US Coast Guards, Infantry, Paratroopers, Operation TIGER, Woolacombe Beach, US Navy, Rangers, LCVP Higgins barge, LST Landing Ship Tanks
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