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D-Day History

Operation Overlord:

 

African Americans at D-Day:

 

D-Day Memorial:

 

Women nurses at D-Day:

 

Frances Slanger, first nurse to die at Normandy:

http://www.army.mil/article/37256/Journalist_brings_to_life_story_of_Jew...

http://jwa.org/thisweek/oct/21/1944/frances-y-slanger
https://armyhistory.org/09/second-lieutenant-frances-slanger-army-nurse-...

 

Army Medical Department, invasion related:

http://history.amedd.army.mil/booksdocs/wwii/Overlord/1stIDSurgeon1944re...

 

FDR:

 

Merchant marines contributions at D-Day:

 

Stories from Those Who Survived the D-Day Invasion

Recorded for the Veterans History Project (Library of Congress):

To hear recordings, click on “Sound Recording;” to read transcript of the interview, click on “Transcript”
Oral history of Leroy Bowen, Jr., Coast Guard, Normandy & Omaha Beaches: http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/vhp/story/loc.natlib.afc2001001.17142/
Oral history of Mortimer Caplin, Navy, Beach master for Normandy Invasion: http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/vhp/story/loc.natlib.afc2001001.68515/
Oral history of Anastacio Juarez, Army, D-Day: http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/vhp/story/loc.natlib.afc2001001.87552/
 
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