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Posted: 6/17/2009 4:33:22 PM EST
A friend of mine from England is a reenactor and has been featured on many History Channel shows.

They go to Normandy in full kit and pay tribute to the men who gave everything...

The quotes on the pics are his...

Dog White Sector, 07.10am, 6th June. This is me saying a silent prayer to the fallen (I didnt know I had this pic taken of me!)

We then marched from Omaha Beach to Longueville (over 15km) in full kit.

I am on the far right on this pic (with the BAR belt)..

Outskirts of Louveries

I'm the one with the BAR on the right

Why I do this...

Link Posted: 6/17/2009 4:35:40 PM EST
[Last Edit: 6/17/2009 4:36:59 PM EST by mak0]
Awesome pics, especially the first one.

Link Posted: 6/17/2009 4:36:50 PM EST
How would you get involved with this?
Link Posted: 6/17/2009 4:36:52 PM EST
Thanks for the great pics

Link Posted: 6/17/2009 4:37:46 PM EST
Great Pictures.

Awesome way to honor the troops!
Link Posted: 6/17/2009 4:41:04 PM EST
Link Posted: 6/17/2009 4:59:34 PM EST
Didn't you do a large reinactment post awhile back? If that was you post a link to it. Either way very awesome on this one. Someday I'll visit Normady myself.
Link Posted: 6/17/2009 5:24:06 PM EST
Omaha Beach at sunset (view from Weapons nest 60 - the 1st Division sector)

Part of Weapons nest 60 (I will post my pics of this place later...it is awesome there!)

Inside a bunker at Weapons nest 60 (notice the bullet damage in the back)
Link Posted: 6/17/2009 5:29:33 PM EST
could you send me the second picture in like a desktop wallpaper format?

I need a new desktop
Link Posted: 6/17/2009 6:23:29 PM EST
Link Posted: 6/17/2009 6:30:28 PM EST
Do you have more pics of the vets? My grandfather-in-law was there. Cool old guy from the 101st.
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