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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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 HQ Batallón) December 09, 2014
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First Second Books announced earlier today the publication of Omaha Beach On D-Day, the first book in a new series hoping to explore "iconic moments in World War II history" (from the PR). The initial work was written by Jean-David Morvan and Séverine Tréfouel, with art from Domnique Bertail - ...read more

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