U.S. Soldiers on D-Day

John McManus talked about his book, The Dead and Those About to Die: D-Day - The Big Red One at Omaha Beach. He told the story of the U.S. Army’s 1st… read more

John McManus talked about his book, The Dead and Those About to Die: D-Day - The Big Red One at Omaha Beach. He told the story of the U.S. Army’s 1st Infantry Division, nicknamed “The Big Red One,” and how they were the first combat soldiers to storm the French beaches on June 6th, 1944. The Eisenhower Institute at Gettysburg College and the Dwight D. Eisenhower Society co-hosted this event in commemoration of D-Day’s 75th anniversary. close

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  • Carol Hegeman Executive Director Eisenhower (Dwight D.) Society
  • John C. McManus Professor Missouri University of Science and Technology->History and Political Science Department

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U.S. Soldiers on D-Day

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Program ID:
459079-3
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
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Location:
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Apr 20, 2019 | 12:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jun 01, 2019 | 4:06am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Apr 20, 2019 | 12:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 21, 2019 | 6:08am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 26, 2019 | 3:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 27, 2019 | 7:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 27, 2019 | 2:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 27, 2019 | 7:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 31, 2019 | 8:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 01, 2019 | 12:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 01, 2019 | 4:06am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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