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Normandy has more than D-Day artifacts

...landing beaches ? Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno and Sword ? has its own memorial or museum. The American cemetery above Omaha beach in Colleville-sur-Mer is the final resting place of 9,400 service members, its graves marked by somber, meticulous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-03-22/normandy-has-more-d-day-artifacts
Full text of President Obama's State of the Union address

...Let me tell you about one of those families I've come to know.I first met Cory Remsburg, a proud Army Ranger, at Omaha Beach on the 65th anniversary of D-Day. Along with some of his fellow Rangers, he walked me through the program - a strong...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-28/full-text-president-obam
Columbia County tops Georgia in physical activity, ranks high in life expectancy

...quality of life," said Cook, 80. "I assume it is going to enhance life expectancy."To Raborn, who survived Omaha Beach during D-Day in World War II, it boils down to a simple message."You've got to keep moving," he said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-07-10/columbia-county-tops-georgia
Marvin Coursey

...resident of Augusta. He was a veteran of WWII serving in the US Army 30th Infantry Division in the Normandy Invasion at Omaha Beach. He retired in 1988 from Phoenix Oil Company. His passion was the music ministry that he led in many area churches...

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Augusta officer participates in D-Day ceremonies in France

...that he has some understanding of the hardships of combat but that it pales in comparison to what the troops faced on Omaha Beach."We were able to meet some of the veterans who fought here," he said. "It still hard for me to believe the odds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-06-06/augusta-officer-participates
Last surviving Navy doctor on Omaha Beach during D-Day dies

...Ga. - The last surviving Navy doctor who landed on Omaha Beach in Normandy during the D-Day invasion of World War...native was the last surviving Navy physician who served on Omaha Beach.Davey said Parker was a member of the 6th Naval Beach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-10-03/last-surviving-navy-doctor-om
13 WWII veterans honored

...pinned a medal on the chest of each veteran.George Weitner of Snellville, Ga., was among the troops who stormed Omaha Beach in Normandy on D-Day, but it's not a memory he treasures."I try to forget about it," Weitner said.He has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-02-10/13-wwii-veterans-honored
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Remember our veterans' sacrifices

...Park, World War II combat veteran Ross Snellings was honored. Ross may be the last person in the CSRA to come across Omaha Beach in early June 1944. Within 40 minutes of landing on the beach, Snellings, who was a battery commander of 105 self-propelled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/05/op_543280.shtml
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Memories of dead haunt veteran

...had been converted into a troopship. At D-Day plus 44 -- July 20 -- he crossed the English Channel and landed on Omaha Beach in France. His unit spent the next two weeks in the hedgerows. That action marked the beginning of 10 months of continuous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/05/met_478366.shtml
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Veterans' memories being stored as treasures

...those veterans already identified, many have recollections that cover a vast array of unique experiences: - landing at Omaha Beach on D-Day; - a number who were POWs, two of the Japanese, several who were shot down while on B-17 bombing missions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/17/op_187633.shtml
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