July 15, 2020

59 Omaha PART 4 - D-Day

59 Omaha PART 4 - D-Day

A US 2nd Rangers' memoir of D-Day, Normandy and beyond


LISTEN TO EPISODES 56 -58 BEFORE THIS ONE

The FOURTH instalment in the memoir Overseas and Over the Top 

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.

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

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Map of the area

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Transcript

Click on maps for Google Maps - scroll further for itinerary

Map of area

 

Conquet, Brest, Le Fret WW2 France

 

North Western Europe 1944 WWII illustrating the divisions between France and Germany

Itinerary - Omaha - 2nd Rangers - Second world War

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