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#1 james127

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Posted 23 March 2020 - 11:41 AM

We finally made it to Omaha Beach. We'll be hitting different parts of Omaha Beach over the next few episodes, but I think that this one explores a corner that is often overlooked. Enjoy!

 

 

 



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Posted 23 March 2020 - 08:47 PM

Another great video. Like being there - again. The present serenity of Omaha Beach today compared to D-day is almost surreal. Thanks. Keep up the good work. Bobgee



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Posted 24 March 2020 - 10:36 AM

Another great video. Like being there - again. The present serenity of Omaha Beach today compared to D-day is almost surreal. Thanks. Keep up the good work. Bobgee

 

Thanks! Appreciate that. Ever since I've left, I just want to go back.



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Posted 24 March 2020 - 11:16 AM

 

Thanks! Appreciate that. Ever since I've left, I just want to go back.

 

Right..?? The area has that effect on you. ;)

 

Our first stop once in Sector Omaha was WN 60. It was a nice day and you could see the whole length of the beach. Quite a vista.
 



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Posted 24 March 2020 - 12:42 PM

 

Right..?? The area has that effect on you. ;)

 

Our first stop once in Sector Omaha was WN 60. It was a nice day and you could see the whole length of the beach. Quite a vista.
 

 

I think that WN60 gets easily overlooked, which is one reason why I wanted to feature it. Even on YouTube, you don't see much about it. I think that most hit the bunkers of WN 62 instead (which is in the next video that comes out on Thursday). But you're right. WN60 does offer quite the view of the beach.



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Posted 24 March 2020 - 04:47 PM

Enjoyed the video, please keep up the great work! 

 

Camera perspective and conversational style makes me feel like I'm walking the beach with you. 

 

Looking forward to more from Omaha Beach.

 

Ist Infantry Division Memorial Obelisk - Omaha Beach

 

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Lt Jimmie Monteith's named gilded in gold leaf identifying him as a MoH recipient

 

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Posted 25 March 2020 - 09:43 AM

Enjoyed the video, please keep up the great work! 

 

Camera perspective and conversational style makes me feel like I'm walking the beach with you. 

 

Looking forward to more from Omaha Beach.

 

Ist Infantry Division Memorial Obelisk - Omaha Beach

 

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Lt Jimmie Monteith's named gilded in gold leaf identifying him as a MoH recipient

 

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I'll be going to that exact spot in the video that I'm posting tomorrow. My intention was to visit his grave as well but there had been a TON of rain there in the days before and most of the cemetery was roped off.



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Posted 31 March 2020 - 02:20 AM

Great video, enjoyed it. Thanks for posting and keep doing them!
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Posted Today, 05:19 AM

Great video, enjoyed it. Thanks for posting and keep doing them!
Eric

 

Thanks! Appreciate that. Right now, I'm on a rhythm of posting every Monday and Thursday. Got some pretty exciting places to see in the coming weeks.




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