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Voices of D-Day

Young soldiers The battle's fliers, the men who landed on Normandy's beaches, and German soldiers tell their stories.


Ralph Jenkins
squadron operations officer, 510th Fighter Squadron

Allen W. Stephens
pilot, 397th Bomb Group

Bob Slaughter
squad leader, 116th Infantry

Thomas Valence
rifle sergeant, 116th Infantry

A. L. Corry
bombardier on a B-26 Marauder

Leonard Lomell
acting platoon leader, 2nd Ranger Battalion


Franz Rachmann

Franz Gockel

Reprinted materials courtesy of Voices of D-Day: The Story of the Allied Invasion Told by Those Who Were There, by Ronald J. Drez.Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1994.

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