Bedford Boys Buried in Normandy
Coleville-sur-Mer, France - Eight of the famed Bedford Boys are buried at the Normandy American Cemetery. The names of two more are engraved there, among the names of men who were never found.
Eight crosses at the Normandy American Cemetery read the same; 116 Inf, 29 Div, Virginia, June 6, 1944.
One by one we located each grave on the 70th anniversary of D-Day. The French have vowed to never leave them alone, often placing flags and flowers on the American graves.