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date of the Allied landing in France, World War II

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The awards are named after the renowned World War II transportation unit that founded an enormous truck convoy system to stock allied forces with fuel, ordnance and supplies as they moved quickly through Europe after breaking out from the D-Day invasion in Normandy in 1944.
The Hegartys tied the knot four months before the D-Day invasion by Allied troops in France, leading to the end of World War Two.
David was one of a number of Scots awarded the honour for his actions during the D-Day invasion of Nazi-occupied France on June 6, 1944.
The adventures of Billy Boyle during World War II bring him close to the front lines shortly after the D-Day invasion of Normandy to investigate a suspicious murder of a communications major in a farmhouse.
Whaley and LST-496 went on to deliver soldiers and supplies to Omaha Beach to support the D-Day invasion. After five days, on June 11, LST-496 was dodging a torpedo when she hit a mine and sank.
This analysis of the Allied D-Day invasion of Normandy in June 1944 and the subsequent OVERLORD campaign focuses on the disagreements, rivalries, and lack of cooperation among the Allied OVERLORD commanders.
Thrasher who played a key role managing crucial supply lines during the Normandy D-Day invasion of France and the pivotal Battle of the Bulge operation.
The honours were awarded to Brigadier General Charles O Thrasher who played a key role managing crucial supply lines during the Normandy D-Day invasion of France and the pivotal Battle of the Bulge operation.
Eddie, aged 95, is a veteran of the D-Day invasion - not to mention the campaign for the liberation of Belsen and Burma - and is surely worthy of this award.
"The Boys of Pointe du Hoc" On June 6, 1984, to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, President Ronald Reagan spoke to some of the surviving army rangers who took the cliffs of Pointe du Hoc.
A perfect confluence of events brings the two friends back together during a time of critical planning for the D-Day invasion of Europe.
Army in March of 1941 just prior to the onset of World War II, serving proudly during the War in Europe taking part in the D-Day invasion of Normandy and the major battles of Europe with the 5th Armor Division.
The prayer to be included on the plaque was delivered over the radio to millions of Americans by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on the morning of the June 6, 1944, D-Day invasion, the Allied push into Europe that eventually led to the end of the conflict.
TO mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings, Air Cadets from 121 (Nuneaton) Squadron Squadrons had the opportunity to see the historic wall map used in the planning of the D-Day invasion.
And 15% said the D-Day invasion happened at Pearl Harbor—including one in 10 college graduates.