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The Normandy Landing

The Normandy Landing

Mr. Rogers, along with his regiment, was assigned to provide artillery support from off-shore barges for the troops moving onto the beaches at Normandy, France.

Preparing for D-Day

Preparing for D-Day

Mr. Rogers talks about loading their barges and waiting out the weather until they could sail out for the D-Day attack.

More From the  Beaches of  Normandy

More From the Beaches of Normandy

Mr. Ross continues to recount the events of the Normandy landing.

Landing on Beaches of  Normandy

Landing on Beaches of Normandy

Mr. Ross continues his emotional account of landing on the Normandy beach early in the morning of June 6, 1944.

Crossing the English Channel to Normandy

Crossing the English Channel to Normandy

Mr. Ross describes his activities during the night crossing toward the beaches of Normandy, as thousands of Allied vessels moved forward.

Bad Weather For Sailing

Bad Weather For Sailing

Mr. Ross recalls that when the order to begin the invasion was finally given, the weather conditions halted sailing for a day.

Mines in the English Channel

Mines in the English Channel

Mr. Champoux describes the mines he experienced in the English Channel as he was going over to the D-Day landing. He also describes how the Navy cleared a path to the Beach for them.

German Resistance

German Resistance

Mr. Robinson discussed the German resistance against Allied advances during the months after D-Day.

Close Relationships

Close Relationships

As he annually takes part in Remembrance Day services each November 11th, Mr. Thompson's thoughts take him back to those days of the 1940's.

Someone will jump on your running board

Someone will jump on your running board

Mr. Parsons describes delivering ordinance to gunnery positions in blackout conditions.

Something flashed . . . a German sniper

Something flashed . . . a German sniper

Mr. Parsons describes zeroing a battery of gun in, on a sniper position.

I gave her my socks and my shoes

I gave her my socks and my shoes

Mr. Parsons describes living briefly with a Dutch family and a short-lived romance.

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