Rangers and the 116th Infantry Regiment: D-DAY+2
Events behind Omaha beach on "D-Day +2" helped to secure the allied invasion of "Fortress Europe." Rangers were rescued, a resort town taken, and a Medal of Honor earned. The History Guy remembers the extraordinary events of the day after the day after D-Day.
Events behind Omaha beach on “D-Day +2” helped to secure the allied invasion of “Fortress Europe.” Rangers were rescued, a resort town taken, and a Medal of Honor earned. The History Guy remembers the extraordinary events of the day after the day after D-Day.
This is original content based on research by The History Guy. Images in the Public Domain are carefully selected and provide illustration. As very few images of the actual event are available in the Public Domain, images of similar objects and events are used for illustration.
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