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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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Topics: Normandy, World War 2, Nazi, Utah Beach, Third Reich, D-Day, Operation Overlord, Field Marshal Karl Rudolf Gerd von Rundstedt, Führer Adolf Hitler, World War Two, Infantry, US Navy, 4th Infantry Division, 22nd Infantry Regiment, Azeville Battery, Crisbecq Battery, Azeville German Battery, USS Nevada, Pearl Harbor

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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Topics: Normandy, World War 2, Nazi, Utah Beach, Third Reich, D-Day, Field Marshal Karl Rudolf Gerd von Rundstedt, Führer Adolf Hitler, Atlantic Wall, 1st US Army, Infantry, US Navy, 4th Infantry Division, 22nd Infantry Regiment, Saint-Martin-de-Varreville, Azeville Battery, Saint-Germain-de-Varreville, Movie The Longest Day, Crisbecq Battery, Château de Fontenay

ROBERT HEBRAS THE LAST SURVIVOR OF THE ORADOUR-SUR-GLANE MASSACRE

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Topics: Normandy, World War 2, Nazi, Third Reich, Waffen SS, War Criminals, D-Day, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, Führer Adolf Hitler, World War Two, 2nd SS Panzer Division Das Reich, Oradour-sur-Glane, Waffen SS Massacre, Martyr town, Civilian Robert Hébras

The Major of Saint Lô

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Topics: Normandy, World War 2, Nazi, Third Reich, Waffen SS, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, Führer Adolf Hitler, Normandy American Cemetery, 115th Infantry Regiment, 175th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division, 116th Infantry Regiment, World War Two, 1st US Army, Infantry, Major General Charles Hunter Gerhardt, Saint Lo, Task Force C of the 29th Infantry Division, Movie Saving Private Ryan, The Citadel Military College of South Carolina

Task Force C of the 29th Infantry Division: seize and hold Saint Lô

 

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Topics: Normandy, World War 2, Third Reich, Waffen SS, Field Marshal Karl Rudolf Gerd von Rundstedt, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, 115th Infantry Regiment, 175th Infantry Regiment, 29th Rangers Battalion, 29th Infantry Division, 116th Infantry Regiment, World War Two, 1st US Army, Infantry, Major General Charles Hunter Gerhardt, Saint Lo, Task Force C of the 29th Infantry Division, Major General Charles Harrison Corlett

D-DAY CHALLENGE OF THE DUPLEX DRIVE AMPHIBIOUS TANK (DD TANK)

Duplex Drive Amphibious Tank D-Day Challenge  - Omaha Beach

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Topics: Normandy, World War 2, Third Reich, D-Day, Operation Overlord, Field Marshal Karl Rudolf Gerd von Rundstedt, Führer Adolf Hitler, Colleville-sur-Mer, Omaha beach, Vierville-sur-Mer, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Atlantic Wall, 1st US Army Assault Training Center, 116th Infantry Regiment, World War Two, 1st US Army, Engineers Special Brigade, US Coast Guards, Infantry, US Navy, LST Landing Ship Tanks, 1st Infantry Division, 16th Infantry Regiment, DD tank, Duplex Drive Amphibious Tank

Duplex Drive Amphibious Tanks on Omaha Beach

 

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Topics: Normandy, Third Reich, D-Day, Operation Overlord, Operation Neptune, Field Marshal Karl Rudolf Gerd von Rundstedt, Führer Adolf Hitler, Colleville-sur-Mer, Omaha beach, Vierville-sur-Mer, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, 29th Infantry Division, 116th Infantry Regiment, World War Two, 1st US Army, Engineers Special Brigade, Infantry, LST Landing Ship Tanks, 1st Infantry Division, 16th Infantry Regiment, DD tank, Duplex Drive Amphibious Tank

29th Infantry Division D-Day objective, take down Charlie - Dog sector

 

"Advance with the wire cutters" Lieutenant Edward Tidrick's final words Company "A" of the 116th Infantry Regiment

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Topics: Normandy, World War 2, Nazi, Third Reich, Operation Overlord, Operation Neptune, Colleville-sur-Mer, Omaha beach, Vierville-sur-Mer, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Normandy American Cemetery, Atlantic Wall

2nd SS PANZER DIVISION DAS REICH IN FRANCE

Created in 1925 the Schutzstaffel  became a huge militia to serve the Nazi party, a real state in the state. Those fighting divisions had the nickname of “fireman of the frontline”. The 2nd SS Panzer Division "Das Reich" was one of the 38 Waffen SS Divisions of the 3rd Reich.  

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Topics: Normandy, World War 2, Nazi, Third Reich, Waffen SS

D-DAY TESTIMONIALS FROM LOCALS OF SAINT MARIE DU MONT

 

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

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