Tag Archives: D-Day

Sgt. George B. Tullidge Honored

Iron Mike statue at La Fiere Bridge, Sainte- Mere- Eglise, Normandy. 2018 first memorial jump to honor American paratroopers come to liberate France. The jumps prior to D-Day were quite different and executed in the early morning hours of June … Continue reading

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Eglise A’ Angoville au Plain

This unassuming country church was  one of the most memorable of our trip. We walked  from our  accommodations at  http://www.domaine-airborne.com/domaine-airborne/. There was a narrow windy road with the hedgerows twisting with no apparent plan through the fields where on the … Continue reading

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They Gave Their Tomorrow For Our Today

This is photojournalism from Huff Post UK  with clever integration of  current photos and 70 year old shots from D-Day.               A German body lies where he fell in the street. Tourists on the … Continue reading

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La Fiere Bridge

Our paratroopers had many challenges when they jumped early in the morning of June 6th beside the darkness, fog, and inclement weather.  The Germans had invaded France several years before so were familiar with the the ancient hedgerows which were … Continue reading

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Travel Logistics to Normandy

Today I will share with you our travels to Normandy. This is going to the heart of the  trip for my family. . . . 11 of us. We were on the way to trace the steps of my brother’s … Continue reading

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POLIO TO PARATROOPER

See this image Polio to Paratrooper Paperback – August 27, 2016 by Anne Archer Tullidge (Author), Anne Tullidge Bell (Afterword), Christian Bell (Foreword) Be the first to review this item  Books are  available on Amazon as well as on Kindle … Continue reading

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A Letter from the Allied Commander and Brave Soldiers

  [AUTHENTICITY CERTIFIED: Text version below transcribed directly from audio] Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Forces: You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the … Continue reading

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