Notes of Valor

Above and Beyond on the 4th of July

June 22, 2020

On the 4th of July, we as Americans celebrate the birth of our country and the freedom we enjoy. It is a day...... read more

SGT John D. Hawk

June 4, 2020

Normandy Campaign – Battle of the Falaise Pocket Hitler’s obstinacy in his defense of Normandy created a clear opportunity for the Allies. The Germans had launched a counterattack...... read more

LCOL Robert G. Cole

June 4, 2020

Normandy Campaign – Battle for Carentan For an amphibious assault to succeed it is vital that the landing force quickly secure the beachhead to land additional forces and enough...... read more

1LT Jimmie W. Monteith Jr.

June 4, 2020

Normandy Campaign – Omaha Beach Landing With its beach strewn with mines and landing obstacles and its steep cliffs studded with strongpoints (or Wiederstandnest) made up...... read more

Medal of Honor Recipients from D-Day

June 4, 2020

The ‘beginning of the end of World War II’ came on June 6, 1944. Though World War II contained many “D-Days” the one most fixed...... read more