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 Teniente) February 11, 2015
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05/06/2015 to 07/06/2015

What: 2015 will be the second and final reunion of the actors in Normandy for the foreseeable future. The 2015 events will recognize the 70th anniversary of the end of the war in Europe (VE Day).

Who: Several new Band of Brothers actors will be joining us in 2015 and hopefully, some of...(find more about the event)

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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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COSSAC staff, under Lt. Gen. Frederick E. Morgan, studied every aspect of a cross-channel invasion of the continent, and eventually chose Normandy. The project seemed remote then, given the vulnerability of Great Britain as she stood alone against the Axis powers, but it was never considered...read more

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 Teniente) December 22, 2014
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At the time of this death on January 2, 2011, Major Richard “Dick” Winters was probably the most recognized company commander of World War II’s European theater. He was an extraordinary combat officer whose story historian Stephen E. Ambrose chronicled in Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th...read more

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