Utah, commonly known as Utah Beach, was the code name for one of the five sectors of the Allied invasion of German-occupied France in the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944 (D-Day), during World War II. The westernmost of the five code-named landing beaches in Normandy, Utah is on the Cotentin Peninsula, west of the mouths of the Douve and Vire rivers. Amphibious landings at Utah were undertaken by United States Army troops, with sea transport, mine sweeping, and a naval bombardment force provided by the United States Navy and Coast Guard as well as elements from the British, Dutch and other Allied navies.
HERMAN ZEITCHIK – US Army, Sargent, 4th Infantry Division Herman Zeitchik served with the 4th Infantry Division, landing on Utah Beach on 6 June 1944 (D Day). He participated in the Battle of the Bulge, [Read more]