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

When:
November 1, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
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Where:
Avon Marina
Main St
Avon-By-The-Sea, NJ 07717
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Sheila Watson, Director, Avon Public Library
732 502 4525

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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