Over the next few months, we will be adding digitized versions of numerous editions of "GI Stories". G.I. Stories was a series of 53 booklets published during WWII by the Army newspaper Stars and Stripes.
It was the first village in Normandy to be liberated from German occupation by the 101st Airborne Division on D-Day, but the village of Sainte-Marie-du-Mont is soon to be erased from the history books.
When the owners of the world-famous Dead Man’s Corner museum (located in Saint-Côme-du-Mont, Normandy, France), announced that they would be adding a new extension to the facility in 2015, I don’t think anyone anticipated quite the scale of the proposed work. With a budget of €5 million, and occupying a space of 2000m², the new “D-Day Experience” […]
As part of our series of Articles looking at the pitching and striking of WW2 US Army tentage, we’re pleased to announce the addition of another part in the series. This one looks at Wall Tents, and can be found in the “Articles” section.
As part of our series of Articles looking at the pitching and striking of WW2 US Army tentage, we're pleased to announce the addition of another part in the series. This one looks at Wall Tents, and can be found in the "Articles" section.
It has been announced that the Carentan Historical Center (the organization responsible for the fantastic museum at Dead Man's Corner) is to hold another "Greatest Generation" exposition in the Normandy area. Michel De Trez, who co-runs the organization with Emmanuel Allain has already staged a similar expo for the 60th anniversary, and the following press release has been produced for the upcoming second incarnation.
As living historians, it is important for us to ensure that all aspects of our impression are correct, including the tentage we use and how they’re pitched. In order to allow for more accurate displays, we’ll be adding the official directions and instructions for tent pitching in a new series of Articles over the next […]