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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
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
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
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
Book recalls small town's huge loss on D-Day

...American soldiers who landed on Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944. These are not...happened to Bedford's sons on Omaha Beach, how the people back home learned...minutes after the first wave hit Omaha Beach. No one in Bedford could know...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/19/art_373003.shtml
Arts
'Private Ryan' a powerful experience

...a human face on the carnage at Omaha Beach. His mother, who has already...withering German fire. The landing on Omaha Beach was not about saving Private Ryan...not been through the landing at Omaha Beach; as a paratrooper, he landed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/24/ent_234137.shtml
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Classic images brought to small-town America

...Ansel Adams landscapes, battle scenes from Gettysburg to Omaha Beach, engaging portraits of Abraham Lincoln, Judy Garland...Robert Capa's D-Day scene of soldiers swimming toward Omaha Beach, Huynh Cong "Nick" Ut's shot of a blistered and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/16/art_453324.shtml
Arts
Man recalls war horrors

...in the 774th Tank Destroyer Battalion that landed on Omaha Beach for D-Day 55 years ago today. Mr. Nygaard was honored...battles in World War II. In addition to landing at Omaha Beach on D-Day, Mr. Nygaard fought in the Battle of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/06/met_263043.shtml
Metro
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