Bedford Goes to War: The Heroic Story of a Small Virginia Community in World War II
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Bedford Goes to War: The Heroic Story of a Small Virginia Community in World War II

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Hardcover, 450 pages
Published January 1st 2004 by Warwick House Publishing
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The National D-Day Memorial is located in small-town Bedford, Va. An odd place for a national memorial, until you consider that Bedford lost more men per capita on D-Day than any other community in the United States. The Bedford-based Company A, 116th Infantry Regiment, which was attached to the 29th Divison during Operation Overlord, landed on Omaha Beach and lost 19 soldiers that first day. Four more died during the invasion.
This is their story, as well as the story of a small town deeply affe...more
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This was a sad story, about how a small town in Virginia lost a lot of its men on D-Day in Normandy. It is very similar to "The Bedford Boys."
May 05, 2009 J.M. marked it as to-read
Shelves: historical, war, borrowed
Bought for my dad for his birthday & borrowed after he read it.
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