Monday, June 06, 2016

Remembering D-Day Heroes - 72 Years Later

Omaha Beach, Company E, 16th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, June 6, 1944

Omaha Beach, June 6, 1944

medics tend to wounded, Utah Beach, June 6, 1944

Utah Beach, June 9, 1944

More pictures here and here.


MAX Redline said...

I've periodically wondered what they were thinking when they designed those "troop transports". Seems to me that all they did was build a bunch of shooting galleries.

OregonGuy said...

Great post by Pappy in the O Club at Rantburg.

T. D. said...

Max, it looks like it was based on a cattle car.

OG, can't zero in on the post you are talking about. Can you give a link?

OregonGuy said...

Scroll down to 20160606/23:25

T. D. said...

Oh. Very moving. This is what war is like and how most heroism is just basic action. Thanks for pointing me to it.