Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

22/4/2008

D-Day history brought to life

Bob Jones High class sees WWII battle through eyes of veteran who was there

On June 6, 1944 – D-Day – Bill Majors was on a British-built ship loaded with rockets and headed for Omaha Beach.

“My ship was in the first line,” Majors told some Bob Jones High 11th-grade history students last week. The crew’s job was to take out German targets on the cliffs above the beach, the ones Army Rangers would have to scale as German soldiers dropped hand grenades on them and strafed them with machine gun fire. for more click here

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