On This Day
in West Virginia History...

Omaha Beach, 1944
Omaha Beach, 1944

On June 6, 1944, Allied forces, including a substantial number of West Virginians, launched the Normandy invasion.

Learn more:
Diary of George A. Wehrle
"Remembering Normandy"
"'I saw hundreds of boys dying that day. God was with me'"
"Boone Native, D-Day Veteran, Remembered In Alabama"
"Medal of Honor escapes Marion man's D-Day feat"
West Virginia Deaths on D-Day
West Virginia Veterans Memorial Archives Database

On This Day in West Virginia History: June

West Virginia Archives and History