Thank You Dad

« I had no idea how large Normandy actually was and that is what makes this tour so special. It takes a huge invasion and breaks it down into smaller locations and events until you have your own family’s individual story. It is worth it ! »
Guy Cotton, son of Cpl. Richard G. Cotton 
 

Cpl. Richard G. Cotton served in Battery A, 904th Field Artillery Battalion, 79th Infantry Division. His son Guy took his family to Normandy to tour with Normandy Heroes and find out where his father had fought in 1944.

The Cotton family on Utah Beach where Cpl. Cotton had landed on 18 June 1944.
The Cotton family on Utah Beach where Cpl. Cotton had landed on 18 June 1944.
A poignant meeting with Mr. And Mrs . Chamberteau of Lieusaint where Richard Cotton’s artillery unit fired their first rounds on the battlefield in WWII. Mr. Chamberteau remembered picking up the pieces of shrapnel in his fields.
A poignant meeting with Mr. And Mrs . Chamberteau of Lieusaint where Richard Cotton’s artillery unit fired its first rounds on the battlefield in WWII. Mr. Chamberteau remembered picking up the pieces of shrapnel in his fields.