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The Bedford boys : one American town's ultimate D-Day sacrifice

by Kershaw, Alex.

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Chronicles the experiences of the young men from Bedford, Virginia, who invaded Normandy's Omaha Beach as part of the first wave of American soldiers who hit the beaches on D-Day. Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • D-Day, H-360
  • Going to War
  • Moving Out
  • Cruel Seas
  • England's Own
  • "29, Let's Go!"
  • Slapton Sands
  • The Sausages
  • The Empire Javelin
  • The First Wave
  • Dog Beach
  • "Medic!"
  • Every Man Was a Hero
  • Bedford's Longest Day
  • Bocage
  • The Longest Wait
  • His Deep Regret
  • Coming Home
  • Memorial
  • The Bedford Boys and D-Day.
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