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 HQ Comando Supremo) June 10, 2015
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On the 71th anniversary, WW2live wishes remembering to the soldiers 12 soldiers received the medal for actions in the Normandy campaign. Nine of the medals were awarded posthumously.

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 HQ Batallón) June 07, 2015
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A great invasion force stood off the Normandy coast of France as dawn broke on 6 June 1944: 9 battleships, 23 cruisers, 104 destroyers, and 71 large landing craft of various descriptions as well as troop transports, mine sweepers, and merchantmen—in all, nearly 5,000 ships of every type, the...read more

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Dead Man’s Corner is Probably the best Normandy museum I have ever seen. This museum is a highly symbolic battle site. This museum, first opened in 2004, is about a half hour’s drive from Sainte Mere Eglise, in Normandy. It is dedicated to the 101st and 82nd Airborne Divisions who dropped on the...(find out more)

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 Teniente) 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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 Teniente) 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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On June 6, 1944, the Allies launched the biggest armada in history to invade the Normandy beaches and liberate Europe from the Nazis. In less than 24 hours, more than 5,000 ships crossed the English Channel, along with thousands of tanks and landing craft and nearly 200,000 men. Throughout the...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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