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    • Hill 122 (THE WAR:  NEBRASKA STORIES) [video]

    • world war II nebraska d-day normandy hill 122 St. Lo France francis greenlief combat
    • Although the landing at Normandy on D-Day (June 6, 1944) changed the direction of the war, there were still plenty of battles to be fought. Platoon Leader Francis Greenlief and the men of the Nebraska Guard’s 134th took Hill 122 near Saint Lo,...
    • Exercise Tiger (THE WAR:  NEBRASKA STORIES) [video]

    • world war II nebraska Exercise Tiger d-day normandy france Slapton Sands Devonshire England Richard Connell combat
    • In Exercise Tiger, Richard Connell relates the disappointment of a failed mission. In April 1944, the Allies tried a practice run at Slapton Sands, Devonshire, England, in preparation for the D-Day invasion at Normandy, France. Germans fell upon...
    • Tupelo Lass crew in Benghazi before Ploesti, Romania

    • Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group
    • The Tupelo Lass crew prior to the Ploesti raid of August 1, 1943. Second from left, bottom, is pilot Jake Epting. Epting was originally not going to fly having finished his 25 missions and Col. Jacob Smart, the architect of the Ploesti attack, was...
    • The War: Nebraska Stories - The Aftermath of D-Day & Hill 122

    • The War Nebraska Stories World War II WWII Herman Genrich Ray Carroll Francis Greenlief James Sam Huston d-day hill 122
    • Although the landing at Pvt. Herman Genrich, 1st Lt. Francis Greenlief, 2nd Lt. Ray Carrol, and Maj. Sam Huston tell us what they saw as they landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day. They also describe the battle for Hill 122, the key to the liberation of...

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