They were on Omaha Beach

"They were on Omaha Beach, 213 eyewitnesses by Laurent Lefebvre" looks at the invasion of Omaha Beach through both local and veterans testimonies. It follows the invasion minute by minute, told by those who were there, living through the chaos.

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D-Day - Airborne Divisions - Air Movement Table
6 June 44
Hour Unit #Plane Air Force #AC Airfield DZ - LZ Mission
0020 D Coy 2nd Oxf Bucks 91 - 92 - 93 38 Gp 3 Tarrant Rushton LZ "X" Tonga
" D Coy 2nd Oxf Bucks 94 - 95 - 96 38 Gp 3 Tarrant Rushton LZ "Y" Tonga
" 22nd Indep Para Coy 1 - 2 38 Gp 2 Brize Norton DZ "N
" Adv Party 13 Para Bn 3-4-5 38 Gp 3 Brize Norton DZ "N
" Adv Party 5 Para Bde 6 38 Gp 1 Brize Norton DZ "N"
" Adv Party 7 Para Bn 7 38 Gp 1 Brize Norton DZ "N"
" 22nd Indep Para Coy 46 - 47 38 Gp 2 Harwell DZ "K"
Adv Party 8 Para Bn 50-51 38 Gp 2 Harwell DZ "K"
" 22nd Indep Para Coy 48 - 49 38 Gp 2 Harwell DZ "V"
" 1 Coy Cana Para Bn 52-63 38 Gp 12 Harwell DZ "V"
" 101st Pathfinder 1 - 2 - 3 1st P/F 3 North Witham (479) DZ "A" Albany
0023 Adv Party 3 Para Bde 64-65 38 Gp 2 Harwell DZ "V"
0025 101st Pathfinder 4 - 5 - 6 1st P/F 3 North Witham (479) DZ "C" Albany
0027 101st Pathfinder 19 - 20 1st P/F 2 North Witham (479) DZ "C" Albany
0030 101st Pathfinder 7 - 8 - 9 1st P/F 3 North Witham (479) DZ "D" Albany
0045 8 Para Bn 218-222 46 Gp 5 Blakehill Farm LZ "K" Tonga
" 224 Para Field Amb 223 46 Gp 1 Blakehill Farm LZ "K" Tonga
0048 2/502nd PIR 1-36 438th TCG 36 Greenham Common (486) DZ "A" Albany
0050 7 Para Bn 127-158 38 Gp 32 Fairford DZ "N"
" 8 Para Bn 224-254 46 Gp 31 Blakehill Farm DZ "K"
" 3/502nd PIR 37-81 438th TCG 45 Greenham Common (486) DZ "A" Albany
0055 1/502nd PIR 1-36 436th TCG 36 Membury (466) DZ "A" Albany
" 9 Para Bn 328-357 46 Gp 30 Broadwell DZ "V"
0056 3 Para Bde Hq 268-274 46 Gp 7 Down Ampney DZ "V"
" 13 Para Bn 307-327 46 Gp 21 Broadwell DZ "N"
0057 1 Cana Para Bn 278-303 46 Gp 25 Down Ampney DZ "V"
0058 3 Para Sq RE 255-260 46 Gp 6 Blakehill Farm DZ "K"
0100 13 Para Bn 8-26 38 Gp 19 Brize Norton DZ "N"
0103 12 Para Bn 172-203 38 Gp 32 Keevil DZ "N"
" Hq 6 Airborne Div 206-207 38 Gp 2 Keevil DZ "N"
0108 377th PFA Bn 37-90 436th TCG 54 Membury (466) DZ "A" Albany
0114 1/506th PIR 1-45 439th TCG 45 Upottery (462) DZ "C" Albany
0120 2/506th PIR 46-81 439th TCG 36 Upottery (462) DZ "C" Albany
" 3/501st PIR 1-45 435th TCG 45 Welford (474) DZ "C" Albany
0121 82nd Pathfinder 10 - 11 - 12 1st P/F 3 North Witham (479) DZ "N" Boston
0126 1/501st PIR 1-45 441st TCG 45 Merryfield (464) DZ "D" Albany
0134 2/501st PIR 46-90 441st TCG 45 Merryfield (464) DZ "D" Albany
0138 82nd Pathfinder 16 - 17 - 18 1st P/F 3 North Witham (479) DZ "N" Boston
0140 3/506th PIR 1-45 440th TCG 45 Exeter (463) DZ "D" Albany
0151 2/505th PIR 1-36 316th TCG 36 Cottesmore (489) DZ "O" Boston
0157 3/505th PIR 37-72 316th TCG 36 Cottesmore (489) DZ "O" Boston
0202 82nd Pathfinder 13 - 14 - 15 1st P/F 3 North Witham (479) DZ "T" Boston
0203 1/505th PIR 1-48 315th TCG 48 Spanhoe (493) DZ "O" Boston
0208 2/508th PIR 1-36 314th TCG 36 Saltby (538) DZ "N" Boston
0214 Regt Hq 508th PIR 37-60 314th TCG 24 Saltby (538) DZ "N" Boston
0220 1/508th PIR 1-36 313th TCG 36 Folkingham (484) DZ "N" Boston
0226 3/508th PIR 37-72 313th TCG 36 Folkingham (484) DZ "N" Boston
0232 2/507th PIR 1-36 61st TCG 36 Barkston Heath (483) DZ "T" Boston
0238 3/507th PIR 37-72 61st TCG 36 Barkston Heath (483) DZ "T" Boston
0244 1/507th PIR 1-45 442nd TCG 45 Fulbeck (488) DZ "T" Boston
0320 Hq 6 Airborne Div 70-89 38 Gp 20 Harwell LZ "N" Tonga
0324 5 Para Bde Gliders 29-36 38 Gp 8 Brize Norton LZ "N" Tonga
0325 4 Airldg Anti-Tk Btry 97-120 38 Gp 24 Tarrant Rushton LZ "N" Tonga
" RE Bde & Clearing 37-44 38 Gp 8 Brize Norton LZ "N" Tonga
0400 81st AA Bn 1-52 434th TCG 52 Aldermaston (467) LZ "E" Chicago
0407 Btry A & B/ 80th AAA Bn 1-52 437th TCG 52 Ramsbury (469) LZ"O" Detroit
0430 Btry Assault 9 Para Bn 27-28-28A 38 Gp 3 Brize Norton Btry Tonga
                   
2100 1 Royal Ulster Rifles 1-35 46 Gp 35 Broadwell LZ "N"
" 2 Oxf Bucks (-D Coy) 113-145 38 Gp 33 Harwell LZ "W"
" 195 Field Amb 146-151 38 Gp 6 Harwell LZ "W"
" Signal, Medic. & Staff 434th TCG 32 Aldermaston (467) LZ "E" Keokuk
2106 1 Royal Ulster Rifles 38-72 46 Gp 35 Down Ampney LZ "N"
2107 2 Oxf Bucks (-D Coy) 152-183 38 Gp 32 Keevil LZ "W"
2110 Btry C 80th AAA Bn 437th TCG 26 Ramsbury (469) LZ "W" Elmira
2112 Armd Recce Regt 75-93 38 Gp 19 Brize Norton LZ "N"
" 6 Airldg Bde Hq 94-108 38 Gp 15 Brize Norton LZ "N"
2113 Coy 12 Devon 186-193 38 Gp 8 Fairford LZ "W"
" Airldg Lt Btry 194-220 38 Gp 27 Fairford LZ "W"
2120 82nd Airb. Rec. Plt 438th TCG 50 Greenham Common (486) LZ "W" Elmira
" Armd Recce Regt 221-250 38 Gp 30 Tarrant Rushton LZ "N"
2300 319th GFA Bn 436th TCG 50 Membury (66) LZ "W" Elmira
2310 320th GFA Bn 436th TCG 50 Welford (474) LZ "W" Elmira
                   
7 June 44
Hour Unit   Air Force #AC Airfield DZ - LZ Mission
0611 Resupply 61st TCG 52 Barkston Heath (483) DZ "N" Freeport
0617 Resupply 313th TCG 52 Folkingham (484) DZ "O" Freeport
0623 Resupply 314th TCG 52 Saltby (538) DZ "O" Freeport
0629 Resupply 316th TCG 52 Cottesmore (489) DZ "O" Freeport
0632 Resupply 440th TCG 62 Welford (474) DZ "E" Memphis
0638 Resupply 440th TCG 63 Membury (466) DZ "E" Memphis
0700 1/325th GIR 437th TCG 50 Ramsbury (469) LZ "W" Galveston
0710 Hq&HqCo 325th GIR 434th TCG 50 Aldermaston (467) LZ "W" Galveston
0900 2/325th GIR 439th TCG 50 Upottery (462) LZ "W" Hackensack
0910 Hq/2/325th GIR 441st TCG 50 Merryfield (464) LZ "W" Hackensack