197 minutes | Jul 19th 2020

60 Omaha PART 5 - D-Day

LISTEN TO EPISODES 56 -59 BEFORE THIS ONE

The FIFTH and FINAL instalment in the memoir Overseas and Over the Top by Morris Prince. 

Omaha Beach to the Battle of the Bulge and beyond - in multiple episodes. One man's complete and personal memoir of the entire period from leaving America for England and onto Germany.

Some place names mentioned. Also see one map below plus a Google Maps link.

England:

Bude Titchfield Folkestone (Beachburrow-House) Braunton Camp Swanage Dorchester

France: Vierville-sur-Mer Columbieres Isigny Valognes Beaumont-Hague St. Jean De Daye Mortain Mayenne Cherbourg Kerlogué Le Conquet Trebabu St Lo Le Folgoet Ploumouger, Lochrist Battery Argol Crozon Peninsula (Le Fret) Brest Landernau Lesneven

Belgium: Arlon, Belgium

Luxembourg: Esch, Luxembourg

Belgium: Raeran, Belgium

Germany: 

The Seigfried Line Germeter (Hells Corner—Hurtgen Forest) Bergstein (Hill 400) Simmerath Roetgen Sohmidthof Crossing of the Roer Wollseifen Kalterherberg Dedenborn Maychoss

 

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