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The Forgotten Guns of D-Day

When it comes to the infantry arms of D-Day and the Battle for Normandy, guns such as the M1 Garand and Thompson come as no surprise, but what about whole American regiments armed with other guns-well-known or forgotten-of the “Great Crusade"?

The Forgotten Guns of D-Day

When it comes to the infantry arms of D-Day and the Battle for Normandy, guns such as the M1 Garand and Thompson come as no surprise, but what about whole American regiments armed with other guns-well-known or forgotten-of the “Great Crusade"?

The Men and Guns of D-Day

On June 6, 1944, Allied troops carried out an amphibious and airborne assault on Hitler’s Fortress Europe in Normandy. Here are the stories of some of the men and the arms they used at the start of “The Great Crusade.”

National D-Day Memorial Looks to Add Marine Corps Plaque

The National D-Day Memorial will soon add a “Marine Corps in the European Theater” narrative plaque—but only if they meet a $20,000 fundraising goal to support the initiative.

The Keefe Report: D-Day + 75—Day of Days

Now 75 years after the event, Operation Overlord-Neptune, better known as D-Day, we must remember in many ways.

The Men and Guns of D-Day

June 6th is an infamous day in history. Men and guns fought for the freedom of people they had never met. Here are a few of those stories.

The Last Monday in May

The last Monday in May each year provides a moment when most Americans pause to think about people who are no longer with us.

Remembering D-Day Survivor Dr. Harold Baumgarten

Harold Baumgarten was chosen by fate to represent us on Omaha beach, and he did so by throwing his young body into the jaws of modern combat.

Auto-Ordnance D-Day Commemoratives

Auto-Ordnance is commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day with three specially engraved and ornamented guns—an M1911, an M1 carbine and a Thompson.

MKS Supply Offers D-Day Commemorative Combat Shotgun

Each shotgun comes with a certificate of authenticity denoting the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings with the shotgun's serial number imprinted on the certificate.

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