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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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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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