Month: May 2024

The Price of Freedom

Many came … some had to stay.Approximately 150,000 men landed on the beaches of Normandy on D Day, June 6th, 1944. Approximately 4,500 were killed and another 5,000 wounded or missing. The overall casualty rate was 7%, with by far the highest losses suffered by...

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Firefight at Stützpunkt One-Oh

The D Day landings involved over 150,000 Allied soldiers and over 50,000 German defenders. Let’s look at what D Day was like for just 177 of those men… The coast of Normandy was heavily defended by a series of fortified positions and strongpoints, known to the German...

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