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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

BLOODY GULCH

On June 13th 1944, 7 days after the D-day landings in Normandy, a hard battle known still today as “the battle of Bloody Gulch” Hill 30 took place in the little village of Méautis, at the Donville Manor.

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Topics: Normandy, World War 2

GRAIGNES - BLOODY SUNDAY

Graignes is little village situated 13 kilometers from the town of Carentan. This village is more famous for its horse races than for its tragic history on June 6th 1944.

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Topics: Normandy, World War 2

HOW CARENTAN BECAME THE BRIDGEHEAD BETWEEN OMAHA AND UTAH BEACH

Carentan, a charming little town, due to its strategic position, was thru different historical conflicts, a very contested place (written by a trainee of Normandy American Heroes!)

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Topics: Normandy, World War 2

14 CULTURAL SITES You Must Visit in Normandy, France

 

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Topics: Normandy

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