Found heavy shrapnel yesterday at Fort du Roule, overlooking Cherbourg.
Read about how Ellwood Von Seibold, battlefield tour guide for the American Road to Victory series, was able to share a veteran’s D-Day story with the soldier’s son …
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Hero of the last allied bayonet charge of WWII and survivor of the massacre at Rochelinval (The Bulge), Col Doug Dillard 551st P.I.B (rtd), appears in ‘The Americans in The Bulge’, due to air across America, this Memorial Day weekend.
"When we finally took Rochelinval we sent a runner down to bring up the guys, who were trapped in the valley." There is no point sir" he said "They are all dead" "that earned us the name of ‘The Lost Battalion’
Earl Norwood from Moorehead City, North Carolina is one of the stars of ‘The Americans on D-Day’ which will air on PBS stations across America this weekend. He was seventeen years old as he piloted a landing craft off Omaha Beach, on D-Day. Earl came in on the second wave of the landings.
“When the transport door dropped I watched two men get cut in half by machine guns firing from the beach. During the invasion I made so many trips in and out. Then once I was done putting them off on the beach I patrolled the waters to pick up dead bodies. As a 17-year-old kid, it’s etched in my memory.”
Visit our presenting station, South Carolina etv, to view broadcast details, press release and promo.
Today signals the start of broadcasts for ‘The American Road to Victory’. KTNW HD, Yakima, WA will screen ‘The Americans on D-Day’ at 4:00pm Pacific Time.
For the next 3 weeks, the series can be viewed across the country, from New York to L.A, stations will be airing all 3 films, some of them on the same day. Check with your local station to find out when the films air in your area.
Does anyone know a veteran who fought in Sicily & Italy during WWII?
We need more interviews for our forthcoming series.