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Family traces father's emotional journey on, after D-Day

...William G. Presnell, landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day plus six, June 12...Highlights of our itinerary included: Omaha Beach; Utah Beach; Caen; Bayeux...12, 1929; my father landed on Omaha Beach on June 12, 1944. Anne and her...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-07-06/family-traces-fa
Photos, stories offer look back 70 years after D-Day

...and I have just completed following our father's World War II trail, based on U.S. Army journals, beginning at Omaha Beach, ending just before Berlin at Magdeburg. We traveled. 3,020 kilometers in 2½ weeks." THANKS, ED: You know...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-05/photos-stories-offer-look-bac
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
Thousands expected in Normandy for D-Day anniversary

...the U.S. military cemetery at Omaha Beach years before, a trip that's...the west.Just a few miles from Omaha Beach, Claude Bellessort runs Elementair...Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, a tiny village in Omaha Beach. This was one of the invasion's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-05-10/tourists-will-invade-normandy-d-day
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
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
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...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000165652053
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
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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