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 Lieutenant) February 25, 2015

D-Day, 6th June 1944: the launch of Operation Overlord. The battle that began the liberation of Europe. The last moment the German Army might have rescued the fate of Adolf Hitler. The beginning of the end of the Second World War. D-Day is a date permanently etched in our nation's memory....read more

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 Lieutenant) February 25, 2015

Omaha Beach, commonly known as Omaha, was the code name for one of the five sectors of the Allied invasion of German-occupied France in the Normandy landings on 6 June 1944, during World War II. Omaha is located on the coast of Normandy, France, facing the English Channel, and is 5 miles (8 km)...read more

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The small town of Bedford, Virginia, sacrificed many of its sons at Omaha Beach on D-Day. When twin brothers Roy and Ray Stevens of Bedford, Virginia, joined Company. A, First Battalion, 116th Infantry of the 29th Infantry Division in 1938, they could not know that their decision would...read more

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Amid bullets and shells, blood and death, the men of the 1st Infantry Division helped turn the tide at Normandy. Forming the very tip of the Allied spearhead that thrust onto the heavily fortified Omaha beachhead at Normandy was the U.S. 1st Infantry Division’s 16th Infantry Regiment. On D-day,...read more

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 HQ Batallón) February 04, 2015
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The successful Allied landings at Normandy on 6 June 1944 marked the beginning of the end for the German occupation of France. When the artist watched the landings on Omaha Beach from one of the supporting warships, however, the issue was still very much in doubt. While landings on Utah Beach,...read more

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 HQ Batallón) November 23, 2014

A movie in lego about the battle of Omaha Beach in Normandy.read more

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 Lieutenant) November 17, 2014

Black-and-white video tells the history of the U.S. 2nd Armored Division "Hell on Wheels" in combat action during World War II. From the United States Army film MISC. 7864 produced in 1951.

Tanks, halftracks, infantry, artillery, and engineers. Soldiers training at Fort Benning. General...read more

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 HQ Batallón) November 16, 2014
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The 1200m² museum showcases an important collection of uniforms, vehicles, personal objects, arms, weapons. Many reconsitutions of Amercian and German service life dive you into the heart of the D-day story permitting a peep into the daily lives of all those who landed to liberate us and to whom...(find out more)

Musée Mémorial d'Omaha Beach

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