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 RIP - Robert GIGUERE - Navy.
It is with heavy heart we learn the passing of Mr. Robert GIGUERE, a veteran of D-Day (Normandy)... He was 93... Four days earlier, Giguere rode across the choppy English Channel toward the Normandy coast with the Sixth Naval Beach Battalion. When his carrier grounded on the beach, a Teller mine detonated from beneath and tore through the ship's hull, Killing several soldiers below deck... [American D-Day facebook]
Updated: 2020-01-21 22:58:23
 Raymond S. HOBACK - 29th Division.
Bedford Boys Fallen - Raymond Samuel HOBACK never had a chance to reach 100 years old today. Instead, he sacrified his life for our freedom... Raymond may have made it out of his landing craft, but he never made it to shore. Others recall seeing his body in the water. Bedford also failed to make in on the beach. He was killed by an exploding 88mm shell. Their time in the battle could be measured in minutes... [American D-Day facebook]
Updated: 2020-01-21 22:40:05
 Al ARREOLA - 100th Bomb Group
At 10 at night June 5, 1944, ARREOLA was awoken to prepare equipment for our raid over the invasion coast the following morning on D-Day... We took off at pre-dawn. We were one of the thousands of planes flying to Caen and elsewhere to support the landing of our troops. We saw ampe rockets and just a little flak... [American D-Day facebook]
Updated: 2020-01-14 06:45:24
 James M. ADNEY - 101st Airborne
On D-Day at about 3 in the morning through the mist and fog, Adney and the other troops of the 101st Airborne Division... boarded a military ship... ADNEY landed on the third wave of soldiers landing on he Normandy coast: I was the first landing craft and the third soldier out,... [American D-Day facebook]
Updated: 2020-01-13 05:56:32
 William J. McGOWAN - 366th Fighter Group
The DPAA announced today that US Army Airforces 2nd Lieutenant J. McGOWAN, 23, killed during WWII, was encountered for May 13, 2019... [American D-Day facebook]
Updated: 2020-01-12 13:52:00
 RIP - Daniel LYONS - 6th Airborne Division
A heroic D-Day veteran honoured for helping to liberate French families in the Second War has died... He trained with the 6th Airborne Division and landed in Ranville, Normandy, the first French village to be liberated by Allied forces on June 6, 1944... [American D-Day facebook]
Updated: 2020-01-04 06:51:26
 RIP - Emmett D. NOLAN - 101st Airborne Division
It is great sadness, we share the news that 101st Airborne... veteran of WWII, Captain Emmett D. NOLAN has passed away. He was 94... [American D-Day facebook]
Updated: 2019-12-18 13:16:00
 Trump to visit France for D-Day 75th anniversary
US President Donald Trump is to visit Normandy in June this year for the 75th anniversary commemorations of D-Day, he has said. Mr Trump made the announcement during a reception of World War II veterans in the Presidential Oval Office, at the White House, in Washington DC. [Connexion France]
Updated: 2019-04-30 09:01:00
 Bernard DARGOLS, 98, died April 28, 2019
We have just learned that Bernard DARGOLS has died. Bernard DARGOLS landed on Omaha Beach with 2nd Infantry Division.
Updated: 2019-04-29 22:00:00
 Sub-Lieutenant George "Jimmy" Green, 551 Flotilla, has died.
We have just learned that Jimmy Green has died. Sub-Lieutenant George Green carried the men of the A company, 116th Regiment, 29th Division onto Dog Green, Omaha Beach on landing craft in the very first minutes of the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944.
Updated: 2016-05-14 09:33:04