THE LONGEST WALK: THE AMAZING STORY OF THE 29TH INFANTRY DIVISION ON D-DAY 6 JUNE 1944

When:
June 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
2018-06-04T12:00:00+00:00
2018-06-04T13:30:00+00:00
Where:
Renaissance Veterans Association June Meeting
2002 NJ-70 Route 70
Manchester Township, NJ 08759
USA
Contact:
Arnold Egeland, Cmdr. Renaissance Vets Association

A presentation on the recently published book, “The Longest Walk,” the story of the 116th Infantry Regiment of the 29th Infantry Division which landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day June 6, 1944. The regiment’s exploits were featured in the riveting opening scene of the movie “Saving Private Ryan.” This regiment lost one third of the 3200 men who made the
landing that day. The talk will relate the unit’s actions on D-Day and its subsequent hard fought maneuvers to capture St. Lo, France, 40 agonizing days later.

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