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  • Omaha Beach - June 6, 1944 - D Day

    Please add only the public profiles of those who served actively in support of Omaha Beach on D Day (6 June 1944). "Are you going to lay there and get killed, or get up and do something about it?" - Unidentified lieutenant, Easy Red. Taking Omaha was to be the responsibility of United States Army troops, with sea transport and naval artillery support provided by the U.S. Navy and elements...

  • Sword Beach - June 6, 1944 - D Day

    Please add only the public profiles of those who served actively in support of Sword Beach on D Day (6 June 1944). Sword, commonly known as Sword Beach, was the code name given to one of the five main landing areas along the Normandy coast during the initial assault phase, Operation Neptune, of Operation Overlord; the Allied invasion of German-occupied France that commenced on 6 June 1944. ...

  • Utah Beach - June 6, 1944 - D Day

    Please add only the public profiles of those who served actively in support of Utah Beach on D Day (6 June 1944). The objective at Utah was to secure a beachhead on the Cotentin Peninsula, the location of important port facilities at Cherbourg. The amphibious assault, primarily by the US 4th Infantry Division and 70th Tank Battalion, was supported by airborne landings of the 82nd and 101st ...

  • Juno Beach - June 6, 1944 - D Day

    Please add only the public profiles of those who served actively in support of Juno Beach on D Day (6 June 1944). Taking Juno was the responsibility of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division, and commandos of the Royal Marines, all under the command of British I Corps, with support from Naval Force J, the Juno contingent of the invasion fleet, including the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN). The beach ...

  • Gold Beach - June 6, 1944 - D Day

    Please add only the public profiles of those who served actively in support of Gold Beach on D Day (6 June 1944). Gold, commonly known as Gold Beach, was the code name for one of the five areas of the Allied invasion of German-occupied France in the Normandy landings on 6 June 1944, during the Second World War. Gold, the central of the five areas, was located between Port-en-Bessin on the w...