LAURIE KNOWLES CALLANAN Record Express Correspondent
PATRICK BURNS Record Express Staff
, Staff Writer
Anthony Zigment was there at Omaha Beach at one of deadliest days of World War II.
It was June 6, 1944 and the young Navy seaman was just 19, and part of the Navy’s Amphibious Forces that landed on the coast of Normandy in German-occupied France. Some 34,000 troops landed on that blood- stained beach on the English Channel, with the future of France and England at stake.
Of the brave soldiers at Omaha Beach, an estimated 2,400 American soldiers perished that day. Many of them were serving with Zigment.
Many were just teenagers, like Zigment. The white crosses that line the memorial at Normandy remember many of Zig
Posted: November 13th, 2013 under News.