First wave at Omaha Beach, from the Atlantic Magazine. This ought to be viral, read by millions today. Edge, give this link to your intern.
In everything that has been written about Omaha until now, there is less blood and iron than in the original field notes covering any battalion landing in the first wave. Doubt it? Then let’s follow along with Able and Baker companies, 116th Infantry, 29th Division.
–S. L. A. Marshall