Monthly Archives: June 2017

Omaha Beach

D-Day Beach Landings

On History with Mark Bielski June 21, 2017 Podcast, D-Day Beach Landings, Mark and guest historian, Marty Morgan, discuss the operations, Omaha Beach landings and actions at Vierville Draw on D-Day.  Above is a map showing the landing plans for Omaha Beach. To listen to D-Day Beach Landings Podcast click here.   Share This:

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Operation Overlord Map

D-Day Airborne Operations Podcast

On History with Mark Bielski June 6, 2017 Podcast, D-Day Airborne Operations, Mark and guest historian, Marty Morgan, discuss the airborne operations and actions of the American 82nd and 101st and the British 6th Airborne Divisions on D-Day.  Above is a map depicting the D-Day invasion. To listen to D-Day Airborne Operations Podcast click here. Stained glass window at Ste-Mere-Église depicting paratroopers. Share This:

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Operation Fortitude Map

Operation Overlord Part II Podcast

On History with Mark Bielski May 31, 2017 Podcast, Operation Overlord Part II, I discussed key agents in the deception plan, Operation Fortitude, Garbo and Brutus.  The Podcast includes excerpts from Dr. Stephen Ambrose’s lectures at the University of New Orleans. Garbo and his network. “Brutus” Polish Air Force officer and Allied spy. Charles DeGaulle on BBC.   Eisenhower and Churchill at Southwick House   Share This:

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