View book and guide details via narrative, photos and maps the story of the 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division from D-Day June 6, 1944 to the capture of St. Lo, France 40 agonizing days later - "the longest walk." The book features photos of the actual invasion, the story of what happened during the course of battle, and color photos of what the battlefield looks like today. It salutes the contribution of the unit to the Allied victory ultimately achieved on May 8, 1945.
The World War II Era Studies Institute is dedicated to stimulating and fostering the study of the historical, political, social, economic and military aspects of WW II in order to provide an understanding of the 20th Century's most significant event and help future generations avoid armed conflict in the resolution of global problems. The institute provides informative, educational programs and seminars, field trips, and a speakers bureau all dedicated to furthering one's knowledge about the WW II era and its impact.