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Time to write off the coast of Omaha - U.S.S. Maloy


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Somehow my grandfather had time to record his experience during D-Day. Here are two pages of his war diary and a couple photos after he went ashore at some point later. Wish I had the N1 jacket.

 

http://www.rcmcollection.com/mackowiak

 

One of the 'big shots' on board was the 29th Division commanding general. There was also a correspondent and photographer on board so I imagine there are photos out there somewhere that I haven't seen yet.

 

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Exhausting & Dirty Work



Interested in buying identified or re-searchable Korean War uniforms, groupings, medals and more.

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Super! Thanks for sharing. Bobgee

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"I have only two men out of my company and 20 out of some other company. We need support, but it is almost suicide to try to get it here as we are swept by machine gun fire and constant barrage is on us. I have no one on my left and only a few on my right. I will hold." (Message sent by 1st Lt. Clifton B. Cates. USMC, 96th Co., Soissons, 19 July 1918 - later 19th Commandant of the Marine Corps 1948-1952)

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