U.S. 29th Infantry Division – D-Day

After several months of training and preparation for Operation Overlord, the 29th Infantry Division took part on the 6 June 1944 in the first wave of the D-Day assault. The 116th Infantry Regimen landed on Omaha Beach early in the morning and joined the battle of Normandy. In the spring of 1945 the division started its offensive in Germany.

Black crackle with different engravings: The division, D-Day and the three ETO stays England, France and Germany on one side and the year 1944 and the name Snider on the other side.

  • Model: five barrel hinge (fixed after war), flat bottom
  • Year: 1942 - 43
  • Status: in collection