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