The Warrior Next Door Podcast

Back to Omaha Beach with TSGT Bill Parker of the 116th Infantry Regiment Series Series 12 Episode 2

July 11, 2022 Ryan Fairfield, Tony Lupo Season 2 Episode 60
The Warrior Next Door Podcast
Back to Omaha Beach with TSGT Bill Parker of the 116th Infantry Regiment Series Series 12 Episode 2
Show Notes

Welcome to Episode 2 of the Back to Normandy series with TSGT Bill Parker who landed on the first wave of Omaha Beach in Company E of the 116th Infantry Regiment. In this episode, we cover June 2nd and 3rd, 2022 where Bill attends a private meeting with the mayor of Valogne, France and hears of the gratitude the french people have toward their liberators. Later he goes to Saint Mere Eglise and meets students and active duty military from several nations. On June 4 he attends a special meeting with school children in Bricquebec, France.