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

When:
March 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
2019-03-26T19:00:00-01:00
2019-03-26T20:30:00-01:00
Where:
Barnegat Branch, Ocean County Public Library
112 Burr St
Barnegat, NJ 08005
USA
Contact:
609 698 3331

A presentation on the recently published book, “The Longest Walk,” the story of the 29th Infantry Division which landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day June 6, 1944. The Division’s exploits were featured in the riveting opening scene of the movie “Saving Private Ryan.” This Division lost one third of the 3200 men who died during the landings 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. The Division’s exploits enabled Operation Overlord to succeed leading to the ultimate defeat of Nazi Germany.

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