Summary: June 6, 1944: Nineteen boys from rural Bedford, Virginia, died in the first bloody minutes of D-Day. They were part of Company A of the 116th Regiment of the 29th Division, and among the first wave of American soldiers to hit the beaches at Normandy. Later in the campaign, three more boys from this small Virginia community died of gunshot wounds. Twenty-two sons of Bedford lost -- it is a story one cannot easily forget and one that the families of Bedford will never ...show moreforget. Here is the true and intimate story of these men, and the friends and families they left behind -- the story of one small American town that went to war and died on Omaha Beach. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 03
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