The Longest Walk

The Longest Walk

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.

Upcoming Events

May
29
Wed
7:00 pm THE LONGEST WALK – THE AMAZING S... @ Matawan Aberdeen Public Library
THE LONGEST WALK – THE AMAZING S... @ Matawan Aberdeen Public Library
May 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
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[...]
Jun
4
Tue
7:30 pm D-DAY 6 JUNE 1944 – THE LONGEST ... @ The Oaks at Denville
D-DAY 6 JUNE 1944 – THE LONGEST ... @ The Oaks at Denville
Jun 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
D-DAY JUNE 6, 1944 – THE LONGEST WALK Operation Overlord, the amphibious invasion of north west France on June 6, 1944, the largest seaborne assault ever conducted, was carefully planned over a six month period as a combined, joint service operation. The operation nearly failed. This presentation will review the[...]
Jun
5
Wed
7:00 pm THE LONGEST WALK: THE AMAZING ST... @ Upper Shores Branch, Ocean County Public Library
THE LONGEST WALK: THE AMAZING ST... @ Upper Shores Branch, Ocean County Public Library
Jun 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
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[...]

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Email: ww2erastudies@gmail.com.
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