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D-Day – June 6, 1944

It was in January of 1944, when GEN Omar Bradley gave LTC James Rudder, commander of the 2nd Ranger Bn the mission of capturing Pointe-du-Hoc.  Bradley finished by saying, “It is the most dangerous mission of D-Day.  LTC Rudder, replied, … Continue reading

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Remembering Pointe Du Hoc

This week many news articles and TV shows commemorated the Normandy Invasion.  While most of these focus on the landings of the 1st, 4th, and 29th Infantry Divisions and the parachute landings of the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions, let … Continue reading

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67th Anniversary of D-Day

Today marks the 67th anniversary of the Normandy Invasion.  While many brave soldiers, sailors, and airmen died on that day, let us remember those brave men of the 2nd and 5th Ranger Battalions.  It was on this day that many … Continue reading

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