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NORMANDY 2019 TO BAVARIA 2021

Bavaria 2021, another chapter. We are adding on to the Normandy 2019 stories. Please join us starting August 6. 

The next travel chapter begins, Bavaria 2021. Follow with us. 


Previously we authored Normandy 2019, a personal blog that illustrated and documented our personal journey to the DDAY and Operation Overlord sites that are written into history.


We celebrated the heroes..........


Beginning today we are adding on, a little further South to the Bavarian region of Germany. 


Please join us. 


Ray Anderson, Ray Anderson IV, Shelly Anderson, 

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Bayeux National Cemetery June 6

This post is a follow up to June 5 post ’Royal Preparations’. Photos of the following day June 6 ceremony.

Thomas Rice, Revisited

On Tuesday we were honored to meet Veteran SSGT Thomas Rice (See post U.S. Veteran). See his emotional parachute jump at Carentan this...

U.S. Veteran

(Re-posted from Tuesday) As we were on site of the Medal of Honor Cole’s Bayonet Charge at Carentan, a convoy of vehicles arrived...

Raymond’s ‘Willy’

Lookout Army! Is the US Army ready for Raymond driving a government issue Jeep, often referred to as a ‘Willy’? Hang On! Do you know how...

‘Kein Mops’ Translation

At St. Mere Eglise church, this owner had a shirt on her French Bulldog that translated to English reads ‘Not a Pug‘. Our puggle Charlie...

The Royal Preparations

British Commonwealth National Cemetery - Bayeux War Cemetery and Memorial It was an excellent morning. A nice surprise, it pays to be an...

Some Gave All

Normandy American National Cemetary On June 6, 1944 over 156,000 soldiers stormed the Normandy beaches. More than 4,000 lost their lives...

Band of Brothers Brecourt Manor

It’s not exactly like Hollywood, but close. The battle was more intense than the mini-series. Today we we were taken on a path that...

Thank You GI’s!

They Remember The events that occurred in this region in WWII are certainly not forgotten. We are impressed with the commitment the...

Andrew Jackson Higgins

‘The man who won the war for us’ A post for Gerald 👍🏻 (The Higgins Boat monument at Utah Beach). Did you know? One of the most...

The Parachute Man @ Saint-Mere-Eglise

John Steele, his name alone sounds like the name of an action marvel hero. John Steele, through a twist of fate, became a hero on D-Day...

France

We are currently on the 14:06 train to Cherbourg, with our stop being located in Bayeux. This little town is about 6 miles from the...

Commander in Chief

Trump In the House We were high above Omaha Beach today when this air motorcade, including VH-60 Blackhawk and V-22 Osprey, passed by....

Forest Foote

81st Chemical Mortar Battalion (LaVerne and Dave next to the plaque). Private Forest Foote, of Orlando Florida, landed on Omaha Beach...

Omaha Beach - ‘Bloody Omaha’

Omaha Beach, June 6, 1944 is often remembered as ‘Bloody Omaha‘. Omaha was the bloodiest of the 5 beaches. 1,164 deaths and over 4,000...

Hallowed Ground

The Road Less Travelled Today was a memory maker. Today was a 10! Perfect in many ways. We arrived in Wainfleet, England (150 miles...

Our Normandy Journey Begins

Today we depart, with our smartphones. We can communicate with Each of you, anytime. Contrast today to the 1940's, when during WWII...

Grass Roots Stopover

Our journey to Normandy will begin with a grass roots visit to the NE rural towns of Wainfleet and Toynton, in northeast Lincolnshire,...

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RAY ANDERSON IV & RAY ANDERSON III

Omaha, NE, United States

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