Omaha Beach is the codename for an area of the Normandy Beach for Operation Overlord landing that took place on June the 6th, 1944; known as D-day or Day of Days. Here began the Normandy Campaign. 

The U.S. 1st and 29th Infantry Divisions, Army Rangers, and Navy Beach Battalions landed...read more

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"The Big Red One" is a World War II war film starring Lee Marvin and Mark Hamill. This 1980 war movie was very much a personal project for director Sam Fuller. It was his unsentimental tribute to his former...read more

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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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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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