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They never came back
We cannot say enough about the courage it took for these young men of barely 20 years old to disembark in the face of a deluge of fire. 9387 will give up their lives there and will never return to the country. At the American Cemetery in Colleville, all the crosses face the USA. Among them, 307 remain unknown with only mention "known only to God" and a long wall in the form of an arc also gives us the names of 1557 soldiers whose bodies could not be identified or found. Omaha beach "the bloody" was aptly named on June 6, 1944.
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