Omaha beach & beyond: the long march of Sgt. Bob Slaughter / John Robert Slaughter
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Barton Rees Pogue Memorial Public Library - Upland||940.54 PB (Text)||76277000036604||NonFiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780760337349
- Physical Description: 288 pages
- Publisher: Minneapolis, MN: Zenith Press, 2007
|Summary, etc.:|| Before D-Day, regular army soldiers called the National Guardsmen of Virginia's 116th Infantry Regiment "Home Nannies" and "Weekend Warriors" and worse. On June 6, 1944, on Omaha Beach, however, these proud Virginians who carried the legacy of the famed Stonewall Brigade showed the regular army and the world what true valor really was. In this moving World War II memoir, the author captures the life of GI Joe from pre-Pearl Harbor days through training, deployment overseas, and more training. All leads up to D-Day and Normandy on June 6, 1944, when Sergeant Bob Slaughter came across Omaha Beach with Company D of the 116th Infantry and the Bedford Boys.
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