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"omaha beach" Discussed on WMAL 630AM
"I'm John bachelor this is the John Batchelor show John McManus is stirring and extremely detailed and extremely carefully researched with the letters in the diaries than the histories of the division of the big red one at Omaha beach this is a story that's not been told it's amazing is that seventy plus years later the day of days and the big red one which was the eastern side of Omaha is nowhere near as chronicled as the twenty ninth division of valorous division that fought itself up the very real dry at led by assistant division commander culture that day as they go up with the Rangers all of that is been in the movies most recently Spielberg uses pieces of that aerobically he mentions Robert Mitchum the longest day but the big red one is a part of the battle I've always puzzled about because my father was with the big red one not part of the division he was assigned to the division part of the gap assault teams at this time in the morning it's late morning and the third battalion has landed to the east of fox green and they must go up the draw is well under heavy fire John I want to spend some time with the third battalion because they advance with a couple of leaders who are significant for the success of that day you could never say if and by Richmond Cutler and Monteith let's start with Monteith who gets the medal of honor what was significant about his contribution going up the the cupboard drawl it was a respected platoon later already he had let his men in Sicily they trusted him he was the guy who understood something of what to do under the circumstances and so the first major thing that he does in that kind of right hook attack that they make up you know toward the W. and sixty we were able to go and retrieve a couple of tanks for vital plank support I really don't know how you did this looking at the terrain I I don't know how you got to think about that feature what he did but he did a great peril himself because you're going through mine and you're you're a heck of a target directing a tank in the middle of this counter attacking you gotta remember the enemy's looking straight down on YouTube the great historian Jill dot com uses book on Omaha beach I also highly recommend described this as a natural amphitheater and that's precisely what it is so when Monterey does this to begin to change something in the the the fire power calculus in favor of the Americans which helps aid that attacks succeed now later in the day he is one of the key figures in fending off a German counterattack no it's not a major attack it's about two platoons or so but if they come in there and they get that W. and sixty and they they get that sort of eastern flank it's going to lead to more problems with the landing reinforcements and whatnot so Monty's is is quite self sacrificial in fending off that attack and it cost him his life Austin misli awarded the medal of honor the question about the two other commanders Cutler and Richmond Richmond is the one who launches the attack up the embankment but Cutler is important as well he's not a he takes over a company doesn't right he takes over I think when captain Arnold Lino is wounded he would later lose a leg from as well but he would survive Cutler is the guy who's going to help sort of tangibly lead as almost the the ranking officer lead this attack up toward W. and sixty and be sort of the leadership rock our around whom some of the smaller units are built in the course of the day the larger mastermind of it all is captain Kimball Richmond is almost a de facto battalion commander in in a situation that day in and again he's another guy who had tremendous respect already before D. day has had a reputation of being one of the bravest man in the division and someone who just knew what he was doing and was a born soldier Kimball Richman with a tough tough guy enjoyed fisticuffs every bit as much as we enjoyed leading many combat and so again this is a guy who was just sort of in the right place at the right time I I I do believe makes it a key difference at a at a major moment in the battle for all the hobbies so what Kimmel Richmond's he's got an ad hoc unit from a people from several companies because of the tie in the decimated and so he just kind of assemble them and and uses them to fend off that German counterattack which basically just goes no where I need a afternoon Colbert and cold those are the two villages into the interior and now that we've set that Richmond Cutler and Monteith or coming up the draw let's go all the way to Colleville sur mer this is the gathering of farm village you say you can smell the manure it has a church tower in the middle of it that's a great spotting tower for artillery and in fact that's how the Germans are using it I believe that it's balding and Dawson who get their first visit Spaulding leads the attack on Culver it's actually Dawson the company balding at that point his group will still be able W. and sixty four and then starts moving toward call they'll sell it to later in the day that the Spaulding group kind of combines forces with Dawson's G. company mainly in the hedge rows of many had rose that that's around that town this is about noon time John you figure it's about twelve hundred hours by the time Dawson's there yeah it is it is about noon time roughly they kill all the Germans inside the church Dawson when he's leaving the church is wounded by by Germans or about fifty yards away you know and so he's going across across the road towards were much more much of G. company isn't so he won't get in the course of the day so calls will end up is really one of the heaviest in one fight at Omaha beach of not be happy if there's there's actually a lot more fighting that happens there in the course of the day and the night more so than co board and what happened to call bill is what passes for a German counterattack you know comes through there and Dawson's group just kind of stymied them because they're in the way what the term of the hope to accomplish is to get back to W. and sixty to get those weapons back in operation and you know just devastate the reinforcing waves that were landing we're dealing with now two different villages colorful as his Coble's the mayor is much larger than cardboard but they're both at intersections of this road that runs towards another town the grand homo and the reason this is all important is because the allies the Germans out there expecting the Germans to counterattack the Germans have really good equipment there's a Mister to everybody why they didn't use it against the Americans in the coming weeks that they didn't Hitler decided this was a faint it's part of the legend of Normandy it's an accident of history fog of war in any event they had reason to expect the counter attack all day long and during these hours these critical hours the doctors which Coleville and then eventually Spaulding and his group will back him up and call the help that and the men coming up a Richmond Cutler and Monteith coming up the cupboard draw is that according to my notes from you John you are the author of the second battalion of the nine hundred fifteen grenadier regiment of the three fifty second led a counter attack coming from the east how many men in that Capitec you said two platoons are those two platoons over toward W. and sixty there's the counterattack at Colleville sur mer is probably a little bigger than that I would say company size at least but nowhere near what the Germans would like to have on site other mobility that they use the course restricted by allied air and a lot of other factors the other thing to bear in mind is that once the German do get a call they'll they're not a particularly good physical condition that because they've come a long way and so some of them are quite exhausted and now they're having to go into this fight so what happened to call them is steadily over time the the that they the Americans begin to take control of most of the town but it's still it's pretty much stalemated throughout the night by the next morning the American more let's have it in their pocket but there's been a tragedy that's happened in the meantime is that the navy has mistakenly shelled Colville and uplifted some pretty heavy casualties on Dawson's G. company and taken down this fire the church spire right was it which was very good for spotting the German positions we need attention as well as we're looking at this battlefield to what happens with the counter attack where Monteith is Montes led the action getting up from the cob or draw he's an especially high ROIC man who looks across the field but again John he gets a medal of honor for his conduct that day however it it in reading the how he conducted himself spot running back and forth with the Germans were leading counter attacks and throwing grenades and very much look like he was putting himself at unnecessary risk I think it clearly wasn't unfortunately paid the price for that but we also get called at unnecessary risk extreme valor to right it's a mixer John that's why I'm reading right this way because you make a point through the book today to hesitate that leading from the head can risk the whole unit's cohesion yeah most definitely and in this case Luton Montes felt that that he had to take it upon himself to to fend off where he thought the Germans were machine guns near hydro this kind of thing and he just was in the wrong place at the wrong time I was able to pinpoint where I think the exact spot was where he was killed very innocuous looking place today but if you look at the some of the surrounding territory into rain you can see there's federal border so you would be a little confused as to where the Germans were and where they were not and so the lieutenant probably wasn't altogether that certain where they were coming from so that also made his his bravery all the more because if any was also deeply concerned for some of the wounded man I would already been hit you know as that counter attack took place so I think it's possible he was also looking for some medical attention to to get up to those for those men to sell but in the in the sort of broader context of all this his actions are really those of men right there are going to stymie this German counterattack right along the coastal road an end to any possibility that they're going to get W. and sixty back in business and raking over the beach it is in the afternoon of June stacks the eighteenth infantry the the backup the support has already landed and so I'm norm and mum numbers of men are pushing up the drawn out to back this up the engineers are in action to clear the draws to get roads because they got to get the tanks up night coming on about eight hundred hours about twenty hundred hours that night and when we come back how to set the battle field in the evening of the sixth of June the book is the dead and those about to die the day the big red one at Omaha beach John McManus is the author I'm John batch well five point nine FM balance of nature changing the world one life at a time global yesterday.
Who's the Champ?
"Bobby? A halt of the New York hot list is our first guest of two thousand twenty here on the gate now. The horse that won the Breeders Cup dirt bile beating Omaha beach is spun to run and he will be facing Omaha beach again in the Pegasus World Cup. The first major race of two thousand thousand twenty but maximum security will not be there and code of honor will not be there. Maximum security is waiting for Saudi Arabia. The world's richest race the Saudi Cup in February. It's very tempting to make this a political discussion. I'll only do it to the extent of saying with what's going on in the Middle East right now. How do you think that is going to impact whether trainers bring their horses over for the Saudi Cup and or the Dubai World Cup in March or maybe they take a look at that Pegasus again and say maybe we ought to just stay here that that's a very hard question to answer? Ah It's hard to understand how people feel I will say this. I am confident in saying that the people especially in Dubai. We're ruler of the country behind that I think they're going to bend over backwards to provide security and take care of the park I I would hope the same thing's going to happen in Saudi Arabia race and then just not become a outer tech or anyone but that is a question question that you just can't answer. I think it's very hard. It's an individual decision to a Lotta funny. I understand when people go play a lot of people who have no dog in the adviser to come up with answers of morally questions. And what they're gonNA do when not to you. Gary West was all set to run his voice Independence when it was nine nine billion dollar I. He was happy to take the fourbillion winter. Share the person. Just go to the Middle East but when you cut the first out of nowhere to three billion winter I'll get one point five billion something like that and you have just wants to you know once in a lifetime could easily win ten million dollars and probably turn around that month and win a twelve million dollar right I. It's hard because this is an expensive sport and as much as these people arrested of of money that goes into this so You understand it as of now. I haven't heard anyone saying they're going to change their mind about going. I'm sure people are a little bit nervous but I mean let's be frank. I think anytime you over. There is probably reason to be nervous. So it's just an individual decision and I wouldn't chastize anyone. Whatever they they decide because it feels like them? That's their call. It's not it. I make my own decision on my life. You make your own decision on your own life and I think that's the way it goes. Oh by the way. I think you're under selling the Saudi Cup. I believe the purses twenty million dollars. Well it's ten million the whip you get ten billion but it's it's one that that that's what I'm saying he gary West is looking at it. I will get sent. Don't get out of the home and billion dollars if I say in that term so you can when you look at it now. You basically have to win the Pakistan that in line with at one point I for share of the first compares to the ten million that he will win. Take home for winning the Saudi Cup where he will be the favorite and a one term mounting great definitely. I Dunno betting Saudi Arabia. But I know American pools. He's GonNa behavior and you running for stabbing tons of money. That's a pretty compelling nonetheless in the Pegasus World Cup you do have. Some horses is with some credentials including higher power. The Pacific Classic winner. We mentioned Omaha Beach. roadster for Bob Baffert is aiming toward the Pegasus. And you will be there. How do you see this first? Major race of the year shaping up that force right now in training maximum very doubt after that case to be made then Omaha Aubenas bunch of wrong especially violent eight might be the second and third bout with McKinsey right there with them so when you get fun to run and Omaha Beach I think he got a pretty darn good race. I mean it's interesting possibilities. Are the horses doing nominated at the box He's done. I'm very well. This is of course. A lot of people east might have remembered with Chad Brown Barrasso. And you know he was good you know. He got coming up. In the minor spot that West to John Adler Verona's ray thing all of a sudden. He's winning all these steaks and eat it. You can't east to Churchill even lost or any blocks. We'll see if he's going to be the ones that they decided to send into the race. It'd be a good one back wizar- people know this story. That fifteen thousand dollars who ran against maximum security and the world's most famous Amos. Sixteen Thousand Dollars Eight lamer and it'll be in there. I think it'll be a big competitive fourth. It doesn't I think have the superstar. One runner arrogate powerpoint chrome Omaha beaches in that category But it's interesting. It's good to get back into talking about racing and Bobby Hall. Nobody better to do it with so. Thank you so much barry. Thank you always chat that with you so when we come back here on the gate. The site of the world's first million dollar horse race is short on dollars and short on time time to secure them. Welcome back to win the gate in July of two two thousand. Nearly twenty years ago Churchill. Downs home of the Kentucky Derby purchased Arlington Park in Chicago for nearly seventy one million dollars. Arlington's owner Dick Duchossois had closed the track in one thousand nine hundred ninety eight and nine hundred ninety nine saying that he could not compete with other gambling businesses. The opened again in May may of two thousand presumably with the knowledge that a sale was coming at the time. Churchill was in something of an arms race against the stronach group. When it came to buying up tracts the idea was to create networks of tracks for simulcasting and cross promotion of races and Events in nineteen ninety nine Churchill bought calder race course in Miami and Hollywood Park in California and then bought fairgrounds in New Orleans in two thousand and four? This was meant to counter the STRANA group which began its buying spree in nineteen ninety eight with Santa Anita then they added Gulfstream Park in Florida. Both major Maryland tracks Laurel and PIMLICO as well as golden gate fields and Portland Meadows and Oregon stronach versus Churchill. Wasn't exactly the Cold War. But the battle lines had been drawn it it seemed that Churchill was the first to blink Churchill dumped Hollywood park like a hot potato in two thousand five just six years after buying it. Churchill said at the time that California has forsaken racing and its needs reports came from fairgrounds in two thousand thirteen that the turf course was too dangerous juris to race and that the track had been poorly maintained ever since the churchill purchase at the same time Churchill was trying any maneuvering possible to get out of its obligation obligation to operate racing at calder. Eventually the STRANA coned Gulfstream Park worked out a lease agreement to run the calder meet in October and November this year. Two Thousand Twenty is the final year of Churchill's obligation to lease the meat after which it may convert the track into a shipping logistics center. Or something like that.
"omaha beach" Discussed on Veterans Chronicles
"So so I immediately went onto water and moving in as far as I could that way and the next thing that I found in front of me the guy hung up in barbed wire and the Germans had crossed sides and with a gold iron gates. All of these things were in there. Who so the hopefully the higgin both when tip over or not command be in there but we did get through that and so I began again to talk to my man and tell them to fight assayed? The guy that were drowning was really. Ah Everywhere you look. People Dead Guy Dead soldiers and then floating in the water or a guy that had a lot of equipment on the life of service said gift the love in some areas than there. They were drowning so we immediately tried to say though the guy that they were infantry and we had to go to a land that was floating and get to him and turning over with. Can you where you live and dead. If he was dead we left him and went to try to save the guy that was still alive and get him back on his feet and get him out. The waves were coming in and the guy that were dead were being pushed in to the beach and then pull back out again and I continued to work that way and going onto our in getting guy and the third way with coming and about the time. That's I would getting leading bad and getting weaker but I still with working at that time. I got a wound in my left side. All the was on here fourteen inches you could see bone and my clothes were word torn. I put a China hit on that and took gave myself a shot of morphine in went back into the water to help off those guy I was talking to my little Myers. One of my Corporals in Rayleigh four was another one of the guys I tried hi to motion and get him together annoys with with all the stuff going on Vote being hit and artillery coming in and it was. You couldn't really have a conversation like that so I I talked to the guy that we had to find some place that we could get these wounded guy so that the German refined wounded and he was on the ground. They kill they fired until they killed in bullets. Were flying around us some time bouncing off our helmet and shrapnel coming in and so I continued doing that and I was getting weaker all the time I one guy was hung up on bog. Warren I could see his hand. He was waving in there. I went to him. Went on the water and got him. Finally I go onto twice to get an allusion vibe wire and I found that it was his life. Observer was caught up in work so on unbuckle that I took him in my bad arm which I was using like this and was taking him out and as we were going Out of the vote came in and he can both came in and doctors anchor and hit me in the back and pushed me in the guy that I had to the bottom of the ramp. Hit me in the back and push me to the bottom of the guys that I had and so so I was under that ramp which is about two thousand pounds of so I think they estimate and I knew that unless ramp went up that we're both going to die there so I I prayed that God would give me strength. I have to say this man. I was not really concerned about asking for my life but I wanted to say this guy and they ramp up and so I have no. We have no the reason to know why that ramp but I did go up and that getting both backed out and move to another up decision on the be. It could've been because firepower in that era was so terrific you know it was just impossible or it could have been that they realized they were wrong. Spot and move but whatever the region wise it went up and I took okay guy and I crawled with a broken back back to get that guy back out beach and I try to go back in again but I couldn't law and I was trying to crawl in water to get to a guy that his arm arm with off just little strings of all his arm and he every time the wave come in his arm. go like this and he would try to reach it with good and to save it from being washed away so I got to him by crawling or whatever I did. I got him and pulled him back a wasteland enough away from the waves that he wouldn't be washed out in the ocean culture and gave him show morphine. And I told you might say look. You're going to be okay with Java here. And and he died in my arms I was holding and died there and so I was getting weaker is at nine and I went back over. Crawl back over a half walking half I moving and I got back over. who where to talk to Myers again and we saw the only thing that we could see on the beach with a big rock and We didn't I didn't know at the time that was Germany on Crete but it looked like a rock in it worked out and so I told Myers and some of the other is is to start taking wounded down to that rock and get behind that raw. It was a thing on that entire beach area. That that you could get behind there was nothing else there to give you any protection so we were able to get the guys over there and then the third wave the regimental aid group had come in and they were at that time it down east of and begin begin to try to find a place where they could set up and treat some patients so I tried one more time to go in and get a guy and I. I couldn't make it so I went back out and talk to the guys again and said I can't go any further. I was very a week leading terribly my back bad so I passed out there on the beach. What do you remember next next? I don't remember who picked me off the beach but then the next thing I knew I was on with with the landing ship tanks. They have the big belly. Is We call where they can open up but thanks in there and that was full of the guy is on literates and I was put on the upper part of the vote on a letter of stretcher. We you think so navy doctor came around and looked at my dog tad says we have seven other lampert on here and I knew that it was my brother because we wanted to language in the sixteenth infantry and I asked him I said how bad is he and he said we may have to remove his arm and leg and I said please. Don't you know why I what what I just said. Please don't and They gave me a shot of morphine and We've mentioned the ended up back in Weymouth there and then you stayed in the hospital for a really long time yes. I was When we got to Weymouth they started unloading the the won't get off there on the dock and I was on it on a stretcher on the dark and brought another guy and put in down next to me. He and I didn't recognize it was my brother but they didn't know that but I didn't recognize it. He was swag. Is that favor and closed were bloody and torn So I didn't I didn't recognize it and they put us in an ambulance and took to feel hospital. That had come over from the states and set up a big youth chance and things that made the hospital that all American doctors nurses and they took us when we got off the out of the Amela a staff with the first two to go to that hospital staff and doctors and everyone was out si and I guess wanted to see what to shut up guys for looked like so they took within the operating room and uh-huh cleaned us up in there and dressed their wounds. Best I was out for my brother. Brother was so much more damage than I was. And they put me in a a a Out In award and later they brought him out after several hours and they gave us something and we both fell asleep and the next morning early my brother woke up and he's that's first time he realized that I was there. And instead of what's mother going to think because she had had Notice it. We were both wounded in African a Gannon and so we did. We talked a little bit and a little food and then shifter side of their two different hospitals and I went to hospital little in England Cheltenham mainland and I was there for about eight months before I could walkner now now. Have you dealt with back pain. Ever since yes I am I back is always bothered me. But luckily over the years I've been able to do quite a lot of things I wanted to do that. Even some golf and I establish what is my businesses in Rando so I still have pain with my back. Death by out took the this morning and But I am. I've lived whether it and I I have a lot to to be thankful for that. I've gotten this for ninety nine years old and I will continue continuing on doing things I do helping people and working with our future soldiers and things until the day I die right when you think back to that first wave. I guess there's a number of things that could come to mind how it was almost impossible for that. I way to make any progress but at the same time nobody was giving up right. So what comes what do you think about when you think about that day. Well I when I think of that I I think the how brave our young men are and and everyone is that landed on that day with an impossible situation they engineers had gone ahead of the first way to try to destroy. Some of the hazards is in there that we'd fade and when we went in the beach were better with dad. Those guys. I think we're all killed and I think about the holidays. Guy What they were doing a putting their life on the line for their families in their country week and I made this. I hope someday will mean to other people and the but it would absolutely Your mind was the on what you were doing. And the reason that I framed my men that way. Because if you're thinking about what you're training is and what you're doing your mind off of a lot of the danger in Saint. You're not looking out and seeing that and that's the way I was to keep my mind on what I would doing rather than to look up and get frightened a something. The thing is what we saw. It's it's hard to explain feelings at a time like that because your feelings are not normal and so with that type the thing on the beach there. I'm also struck by the selflessness. You were talking a little bit earlier. While you're trapped under the Higgins Boat Ramp Ball. I'm okay for the most part if I don't make it but God please help this man I'm trying to say that's remarkable and they may have been common among the other on the beach but in our general culture. That's remarkable well. I never thought of love about that. You know just what my job was. And that's the way I am. That's the way very lambert is the way I am today. Nick I feel my responsibility is to to do everything I can to help someone else. I sacrificed vice my shelf hidden in war for that region. And since I've been out I contributed over way that I possibly can to cripple children Arain and wounded warriors. And it's just the way I am. I realize everyone in the same way but ah we can't be a very difficult me to be to a point where like you you mentioned selfish to be selfish. Perfect thank my self before someone else. It's just not the way I am Lambert. It's an incredible legacy An incredible story from three different theaters that you shared with us today. Thank you for being with us and I can't thank you enough for your service.
"omaha beach" Discussed on Veterans Chronicles
"Welcome to veterans chronicles. I'm Greg Columbus honored to be joined today by. US Army veteran Ray Lambert he was a medic in world. You're too was involved in landings in North Africa Sicily and Normandy came ashore in the first way with the Big Red One uh at Normandy on June sixth nineteen forty four. We look forward to getting into this the entirety of all of this sir. Thank you very much for being with us you. We're we born and raised sir. I was born in Alabama and I gave grew up there in Alabama and I lived there until I was the twenty years old. Tila join a service and were you drafted. Did you enlist I enlisted. Why did you choose the army? I I chose the army because I wanted action and when I went to the recruiting office. They asked me what I would like to do. And I said if I'm going into service I WANNA be with a fighting unit. I WANNA be an action. What kind of training did you do? I did you immediately get designated for being a medic. Or did that come later. That came after basic training and we went to for defending Georgia for basic training and I was assigned at that time to who the Second Battalion Sixteenth remember quotas that and I had had some medical training and that's how I ended up in dematic's and we continue their after basic training doing training in medical. What are the main the things that medics were trained to do? At that time We were training as as first line. Medics our job was to to give first aid to the wounded and and try to save their lives. Give a little bit of morphine for pain and send them back to regimental in Bhakta collecting hospitals. Where they can get more here? When did you dude deploy we deployed after basic training here in stage? We did a lot of training moving from from one part of the country. The other by convoy and by train and eventually we went through end and have eh venture Pennsylvania Moos Corentin there and left there and went overseas. And we're not really deployed as we speak about deployment until we were finished Gago over there right over there. So tell me about getting there and Landing in North Africa Elliott's chorus. I went to England. I The ship that we was on a dock in Liverpool and We their way Disembarked there and went by rail of small rail train to and out to tinge worth England We put in our barracks there. That's the British military jerod been using and we did training there live fire training and also the medics were training training with the victory and did basic medical training their little Barrett read the first man with companies in anything that we would be faced with when we went into action. We're over there for a while doing training and then we've met died Advanced detail the first division after her of while we met Ziv The rest of the first division came over with the Queen Mary and Scotland and we did maneuvers new versus Scotland and for quite a while there and then went back to England. I eventually went through North Africa from there and North Africa ran in north after was our first Challenge really in war. Describe it for me when we landed there in our two which is outside of Iran Dan that toilet without first landing in a lot of the quiz that we had our GPS. The vehicles were on different ships. And as we Off there in our zoo. We met very little resistance The Free French course with they aren't with us in about about three hours. After we got that we started facing a little more action from the enemy. And the you think that we didn't have when we land there wasn't they shifted. Were down that had our our GPS and things so we. I didn't have that so I went to a farmer there in our food in requisition a horse in a cart this was a great horse big wheel cart and we loaded it all our medical supplies on there. I gave as a farmer receipt or the Horse in the wagon and we use that on our way into Aram and we After coach we got into a ran was settled down and got our vehicles in. We returned Hartson back to the farmer but fighting going into Iran was was not really a to who bad we lost. Only a couple of is Lavar. Medics going in one of those guys died when electric hurt wire was hit and went down and our guy. Of course we advancing of the road and trying to stay in the lower part of the addictions on the side of the road and their power line went down on the guys that were in those electric so we lost on the two guys on the way Orion we I is we got into Iran. We were stationed Asian there for awhile in Old Fort on top of the hill. It looks out over the harbor and while we were there are we had to. The medics had to inspect all the restaurants and other facilities air ran and once that was all done than it had been cleared for other pooch coming in restless. Save in all this stuff and after after that we started moving forward and and to North Africa Algiers they are and so uh fighting F we move forward in two dogs Africa Heading into we started meeting a lot more resistance in real heavy fighting and from what I've read you were decorated for your bravery. They're risking your life to get to wounded troops yes. I felt that my responsibility in my man was to have to prove myself I. That's a leader to my man to get there before I can expect down abusing show if we we we were going through South Valley In one case the driver Niane we saw a guy that was a in a minefield invited enough and he was wounded there so we stopped and by driver said he was going to get the guy and I wouldn't let him do that. I went into the minefield victims guy of tracks and and follow the track back out so I brought him and saved his life. Got To the station and we took care of him and send him back. That was one of the Times that I did something that I've politics. The My job was to protect my man to give them their duties that would Each man was best fitted for I picked and take the on a phenomenon. Frontline it's company then and is strong enough to to bring the guy back on in literature sometimes as much as a mile more from the front lines and I also would rotate those. You guys have anything one guy with up eight men for two weeks then bringing him back let it be a little higher in sending a a- accompanied man in war. Probably one of the most dangerous job that you can possibly have where where Infantry soldier can dig a trench yet in for fighting and firing medic sat. We've all time. They cannot aww hide themselves behind. or in anything So that the infantry guy will know they're there and it's very important that these companies had men live with that infantry company and get to know them and so they get now. I would just like to get Tell you one little had happened in North Africa. I make sure on hill six. Oh nine near kesselring passed in North Averick. The German held high ground and we needed the high ground in the sixteen attack. He'll six oh nine. It was a terrible battle. The Germans are physicians there and we lost a lot of men and the vinyl. We took the high ground from the German. We donate stations setup that the base of the mountain and the next day we had to use have tracks and vehicle. We could to to bring the dead out there. There was so many the next day we held that hill all day long and I went up late. Eight that night Late that evening to check on my company aid man is we import. Companies were older no land of their so as I was going up the side of the mountain. There's Lara Boulders Aaron big rocks thing I would got to the point and I was standing when my back to a big vulgar and I heard a kind of a scraping noise a top and when I did I looked back in that. Put you back to that. Big Rock. And the German came down with a fixed bayonet on a rifle and went through my field jacket and cut that out with the fleshy hard year and failed on the ground in front of me and he came at me. Again with the bayonet and I reached out to try to get the end of the rifle. And when I did he pull the bayonet back. And that's why this finger like this. Almost cut his finger off and we had been told that the Germans were snipers were killing medics Acheson we could take out how Geneva I had forty five that I myself went and the second second time that he went back like that I had time even with low my hand finger almost to get pistol and I got it out and when he came at that time I shot in twice and he fell on the ground rolled time inside the hill and I I checked him he was dead and I went through him. Got His authentification. There was one little photograph in his pocket at him and two young women on and German riding on the back. I didn't understand that but later when when I got We decided that with him and his sister and his girlfriend. I still have that picture today and every time I look at it reminds me that that is the only person in my lifetime that I had to kill and so while I was doing that I was not frightened. I might try any talk. Do something reactor situation after it was over and I was looking at this young guy. They have probably two years younger than I was. At that time we might have been about seventeen eighteen year. We are in a different country than our own fighting each other for something we don't even know why the and then I got. I started shaking sweating and everything else and that that didn't last lanphier along with the I think the worst experience should I add sir. We talked a lot about North Africa that but to the amphibious landing at Sicily. Tell me about your experience therapies. Went we finish finish fighting in North Africa. The next Objector we have was to take seriously we needed basis for our plan. We needed airbases supply bases so that we could continue on are fighting in other.
Three Wins in 4 Years Is a Record
"James Good Morning. Good Morning Steve. Thanks for having me on hope your weekend. Well it did. It did and I thought I saved I wrote I write down as many selections. It's always tough for Breeders Cup because then the paper gets all gets a little a little sloppy and sure enough here. I'm looking now and yeah I do have it. Actually there we go there we go home. You were a Vino guy and and bricks and mortar and and then spun to run so yeah your share of winners Too Key around I thought was on higher power. Though I didn't have you know I got you written down for Dino. I took higher power stirred Flavian Pratt. What's up on them? I'll tell you play the Heidi wrote one favorite Donna Duluth below she. The brewers Juke juvenile given up Phillies runner-up but he had a win. had four seconds and fourth earners. I thought that was a really a great performance by him and You know he has the Kentucky Derby win on his resume junkies like have that really just A good showcase for an upcoming star in our rank agreed and and I tweeted on Sunday. I've discussed this a couple of times this week. His record is stunning. And he's got people would say. Oh He's only got three wins. WHOA WHOA three wins? Thirty eight mounts and this is only his fourth year as fourth year riding his sixteen seventeen eighteen nineteen at-bats. Ah But another fourteen in the money finishes and then a handful of fourths and fifths I mean the percentage is frightening. I mean considering considering the level of competition really outstanding and he gives he gives every virtually every horse. If he's got horse to work with he gives them a chance. It's definitely and you know I mean I think Santa Anita and hosted the Breeders Cup eight times previously and and and he was writing a lot of california-based debased horses and one of my takeaways was definitely that this this year's Breeders Cup with completely unlike any out in California before I mean just uh-huh it just. It really started on Friday where the first four winners had all raised it Aqueduct Belmont and by the end of it I'm you know I'm looking at it it it. If you'd looked at the charts that Saturday at at Saratoga you wouldn't be surprised to see our ad or ts in four races Castellano and Rosario win into each and then Jose or ts Manny Frank Ricardo Santana All winner races well and Joe Bravo and that's what happened. They took twelve to fourteen races and and all twelve of those horses that race in New York this year now very strong on that on that front and ah not to say that Just had the conversation with Nick. Lock about the euro's and there were there were solid efforts and solid board hits in addition to Iridescence win but The you know the and there were solid performances from west coast sources to bell. Athena's Bella Fina. At under under certain circumstances dances might have won. The united almost looked like a winner hundred yards from the wire There were there were plenty of of solid performances from every region In some cases. Look at Vino. Vino having been into California. I think counselor a lot. You fold in folding would ask. Did you know getting there early with Matali Actually Navarro to I mean in Navarro got there early with a chance. A Lot A lot of times the a Lotta Times. The juvenile turf sprang can be like locally based sources can do all your top two in that race were both based in California with Peter Miller and you the one hundred and thirty five bucks. That's right that's right. That's right his second his second in the race in three years. I'm just looking at the list to spun to run from Philadelphia. So you get you get a a regional kind of a B.. Track player are sharing sharing holiday for new. New York's thunder run actually ran in a mate. Nice at act backer. And the winner but I mean the parks and mom Sharing base at Far Hills at far hell and Maryland bred. That's a couple of times Toga. Yeah yeah everybody everybody got their Lixin. Actually when you when you kind of go through this And I'll just say I I came away. I mean granted. I thought the four big stars coming into enforces with the serious horsey. Our aspirations Bricks Mourner Corner Sister Charlie and Matola two of the four one I think it really does come down horse a year two bricks and mortar and Matola Louis. But I'm giving the edge bricks mortar. I thought it was fantastic campaign. He had been a mile or previously. Before you know getting hurt and undergoing that surgery and I like the fact that Brad Cox I mean Brown ran him. You know he never ran he. Random and six different courses six different states. You went from Florida to Louisiana to Kentucky Hockey to New York to Illinois and the California To win a mile and a half for the first time in his career so to me. He's a deserving of the year well and and driving home the point about the mile and a half for people that because they always beat all the same types and didn't stretch himself then no he did and and you know the there was even people that were incredulous about him going the mile and a half so you know that that score extra points Without a doubt yeah definitely and you know to me One of the Mike Smith that made the point After a couple Oh. He ran second on a pair of privet favorites midnight zoo in Omaha Beach. And he's made the point that he'd right like those races back because it was hard to 'cause over that track track but to me it was more so that those horses were caned on the rail going into the first turn. Blue Prize was tenth early. You know tolley Holy Arosa could be five or six minutes off the pace. But they're jocks really at. That did a great job keeping them in the clear and I really thought midnight. These to you You know continue just to be in traffic through into the far turn. And when she got out she finished great as a case I mean they the great job on on TV and other highlighting it where I think of a blueprint. It's got the jump on her because of the trip the greed and it and it it also. It should be noted for people that are you know insisting that the track nobody could close well. WHOA that's not true? which is simply me? Just look at the chart for the distaff. What do you mean nobody could close at that? Just you know Omaha. Beach closed closed In in as well came from often and others whitmore made up. I mean it wasn't going to get to the winners and the the exact pair But he closed Idiom really had down below chicken that juvenile fillies and that's when the track was absolutely at its worst deepest pissed most impossible right based on based on the figure and in fact. It's funny because yesterday. Paul Matisse was talking about how difficult Friday was to make figures and then it was echoed by Jerry Brown on His On his experts board board. Somebody brought up. Paul's conversation and Jerry also echoed that the way the track changed from the you know the middle part of the day to by the time even the the juvenile boys ran so typically you would if the juvenile of the males run more than two seconds faster than the phillies. You'll get say their way better than the nose Philly but I do think it was. It was a track getting off faster later. And I. I'm I'm not down on British idiom or Donna Boise at all even though that right they came home. I think they should be still terrific runners. And you know it's it's hard to gauge coming out of the juvenile being real adobe guy Exactly what that means going forward so into court definitely Nice Horse Court Vision You know hasn't isn't had much success at Stud but he's bread You know fire. Classic types with that pedigree of his female family has a lot of stamina influences. It just doesn't have much class. You won't find any stakes winners really in that immediate female family well your final the final takeaways. My final take away so I just you know I you know I was. I thought you know it was a tragic end McGowan crew. I mean it was just a Really hurt to see that happy at the very end After a thirteen of the Breeders Cup races have that happened in the ashtray and and racing. Definitely I think has some issues and concerns going forward. the people in the industry maybe do a better job messaging but I still remain. Optimistic is the horserace fan about the future and I was. I came away like in the Breeders Cup. I thought there was some great performances and Looking for work once again the next year very good well. We're looking forward to the action this weekend give us some thoughts about Churchill had terrific card even today yesterday and Wednesday were good and of course the Commonwealth on Saturday the feature the Grade Three Mile and a sixteenth. The three year olds on the grass. It is an absolute war. Some thoughts about what's been going on while everybody was paying attention to Breeders Cup and and we got to look forward to this weekend. Yeah they had three stakes last week and In the MEA mischief flatmate go for the sale and and look good. She loves Churchill Downs Multiple Grade. One winner there in the Divine Queen got off to bad start. Art Never Fire in the In Saturday stakes chill Lewke and Sally's Kirwin breakers Swin She tried the Indiana Oaks folks earlier. This year didn't run good for Dale Romans. But she had one or last two allowance races by like about fifteen lenz combined and ran a rug. Good Rice debris greet Brian Cox's
Steve Haskin Discuss What Is True Horseracing
"Listen I don't WanNa put a damper on things or anything but you know to me. This was not was not true. Horse racing at least as I know it And I I will say that the grass races were were all good. I have no problem with that but after after that a lot of things that just get ugly for me you know. I don't WanNa see horses and jockeys coming back on on a track labelled fast looking like they just been rolling in the sandbox I realized being zealous in their attempt to make detract safe which is understandable expandable. But in my opinion they did. They did at the expense of the racing I mean who's who says you have to make a track excessively really deep and tiring to make it safe. I mean they're they're faster race tracks. I go back look at the aqueduct over the years and they're all in in highly even even the old old Santa Anita track was always safe. Saratoga I mean these are basically safe racetracks. You know so. So what's going on now. I can understand but sometimes you can overdo something and you know. And as much as as I liked Vino Rosso in the classic and you know one all kinds of bets on them To tell you the truth I can never ever watch that race again for abuse reasons to search too much 'cause actually liked Mongolian groom ally and and actually thought at one point in the race that he looked like he was gonna Finish in the money but you know all the repercussions of that. which most I think most of it is just nonsensical? In fact I just read somewhere that you know the vet came that came out. The trainer came out and said it was perfectly sound. You know and understand these things happen. There's no there's absolutely no blame here at all. Just the fact that it happened. That hurts just like it's hurt from all the other incidents in fatal fatal incidents in the past. And you know I go back I was there for roughing it. I was there for go for one. That was there for prairie by you. I mean there for a lot of witnesses and every time you go through a little bit out of you and you know I I I just sort of get attached the Mongolian. Groom not only from a betting standpoint but I just like the connections and and the and the the horrible irony of it is the fact that you know right after the race. He stated emphatically that. They're not going that they don't want to put up two hundred thousand dollars and and then you figured some offers would come in to to get a piece of it and put up. Put up the the supplementary fee and they said you know now talking to date decided to change their mind put up the money and and and then this happened so I know how absolutely devastated everybody. Everybody was there So but you know that's not even what I'm talking about when I'm talking about About the debris come you know I. I just don't want to see the best distance. Sources in the country stagger home the last half a mile and fifty two seconds. That's not resource time time I you can make the track slower and slower and slower but it was weird because the the formula was the same old data. We're going faster early legitimate. The sprint races were run fast but I mean come home the last year from fifty two. I mean that's ridiculous and you know it wasn't that the horses were bad. It was at the race crack. You know that. They poured truckloads of sand on the day before the Breeders Cup. You know and speaking of the classic Nick and that Racetrack. I certainly don't want to see the V to bed. Closes in the country. Never even pick up their feet and get beat fifteen lengths and seventeen links like they're running through quicksand. And I had agreed with Doug mcgann. He's original plan to skip the Breeders Cup and was totally against it when they change their mind. I knew the odds were stacked against them. Being three year olds shipping West I quoted that statistic that they were over twenty two in the past. I and especially with the track favoring speed at that time and I had no idea that it would get even worse for him when he got there and I don't think I don't think shook did either either. I think he was Kinda surprised how how track was playing how deep it was and how come from behind horses were were just spinning their wheels. We also hallway so you don't WanNa see that you know you just don't want to see any kind of track bias when you've got the championships at stake. I mean it was a lot at stake. Code of honor but you know so. Now he's got to End His Campaign very ingloriously. But that's just the beginning You know you look at Look at the beach I mean I I I don't WanNa see arguably the most exciting and talked about horse in the the entire Breeders Cup. Who's been on just off the pace going six furlongs to a mile in an ace in every one of his starts eight and a half lengths back at the half mile? Call all of the dirt mile and still five lengths back at the poll. You know. He's he's still runs one of the best races of his life despite the track and he can't even get close to you know I'm not taking anything away from spun to run but he can't even get close to that horse. You know who was beaten nine links in the Haskell who I I was at parks when he beat gray magician by heading the smarty Jones he ran well in the Pennsylvania Derby but he's still fit and then suddenly turned into a superstar overnight. Overnight gets a one ten buyer and some small stakes at parks despite never having run a triple digit Byron his life so I mean Karama beach I mean even to get close to that horse and to come from that far out of it and where the heck was cold front you know in twelve career starts. He's I've been on the lead or within a link to the lead in every in every start in the met mile. He's on the leading forty four and one for the half but in this race he's running V v six and a half lengths off the lead. I mean I don't get that. Where was he so you want to run? As soon as he went out there you know and opened up to three lengths. She said nobody's nobody's going to catch the source on this racetrack. And like I said I thought I thought the Omaha Beach Randy terrific race to get second and even staying with the dirt mile. Yeah I don't WanNa see the second and third choices you look improbable and Mr Money. who were both being very highly touted touted By their trainers and many of the experts. And who would training brilliant leaguge swimming out there never picking their feet up then got beat nine of ten ten and three quarter lengths. You know now you get to midnight. Be Sue I don't WanNa see the best filling in the country unable to make up an inch aground. In the last days the mile with a final creates run in under forty seconds. You know what in the world we should be doing running ace at the top of the stretch You you know I mean it was a was it. A bad ride was just bad. Racing Locke was was big track. I mean take your pick but affiliates not supposed to be that far back and and if you watch the race you could see blue price who you know. Give her credit you know. She wants to come from off the pace but he had a made her she had to make a move move back stretch and it had lead ready at the eighth pole you know and then you know finally you look at Friday. I don't WanNA see your race with into the strongest W prospect. Seen in years. Completely fall apart. You have a forty five to one shot at twenty eight to one shot and thirty nine to one shot come from first third and fourth to finish one two three and the three to two shot running second stops to a walk getting beat over twelve lengths. You you know and then you know meanwhile before five shot and erase stumbles at the start and finish dead last so to me. That race was a total bust. In fact to tell you the truth by the way if somebody had told me a week before the Breeders Cup that we were GonNa see the Derby favourite less weekend and it would not be a it would not be any of the three favorites more. Would it be scabbard. Nor anybody else in the juvenile but it would be the winner of the national stakes the next day by far and away the most impressive two year old. Maybe most impressive overseeing the team your weekend and then you go to the other dirt race. On on Friday juvenile fillies you know we have to brilliant phillies coming off. A dominating wins literally staggering home rubber-legged in in an agonizing slow twenty seven three and seven and two for the last sixteenth of a mile. I didn't raise sources. Could run that slow so to to me. You know this is just one. I'M GONNA forget very quickly but this would have forgotten about it by now. If I didn't have to talk about out of here I listen. I'm sure I'm sure a lot of other people feel are being too harsh. But what can I do. It's just the way I feel. You know maybe it's just I've got too many Committee races behind me.
Jeremy Plonk Talks About the Preparation for the Sprint
"Jeremy plonk standing by joins us now good morning or hey I'm just wondering why we didn't get any theme music before the before the segment today I need a little Old School I think it was Larry Role I'm so dizzy my head is spinning look at you I don't know what day of the week it is well it'll it'll get a little bit easier at least you know I think most of the major decisions that had people kind of wondering you know Catalina cruiser declaring for the sprint it was pretty obvious from early on Mottola sprint the Omaha beach decision some of that will be came clear there's there's those I think of the dust is settling Brixton borders is GonNa Cross adder but he's running in the turn ah you know it does feel like will be will be you know in in as much flocks between today and next Monday no I mean that's that part will come together then it becomes you know the devils you know won the doubles you know and and how you prepare for those it'd be for me obviously I'm a adequately equipped I think on The three year old the two year old so far this year the Qinglin racing the consumer circuit that I follow close you know the major horses at Santa Anita little lighter on the New York horses the most just not my my wheelhouse and the internationals are where I'm going to have to study up you'll have a point once we get the past performances for these racist you know it'll be a couple of days of good study hill next Monday Tuesday or so studying a lot of the Europeans that'll be Reading a lot I think that the the Europeans a little more honest I think in the press about how their horses are doing and what they like and what they don't like the American traders who get canned dancers most of the time so you know a lot of reading and a lot of race they watching but race replay watching stuff with the Europeans because just the style of those races are so much different than what we see in the US I mean horse made quicken and show a tremendous turn of foot but if they ran I you know there in the first mile in one forty they can't quick in a little more than they would say in the US you know so The the Europeans will Lena Quandary for me they always do at the Breeders Cup but to me it makes it exciting I mean I'm glad they're there but as a handicapper they certainly add an x factor it was difficult to it with that that's fair and I I if I want to make a make a parallel utilize is the recent success of of there were a couple of Chad Brown two year olds struck door was one them and there was also philly and both of them had one the broken their maidens with what would be considered modest figures and when they when they got their chances when you were comparing them to the fuller field steak opportunities you had to you had to kind of suspend your your normal mentality and appreciate much more the the race flow and the race style and project whoa how that was going to play against a either a fuller field or or a field that at a first glance looked you know looks like ah the horse would be you know shouldn't be one of the favorites and I and I think a lot of people have gotten into that habit in practice when particularly when it comes to Chad Brown to realize that they they may have just done what they needed to do and they're going to be as effective against a better field and that you know you can't simply you make a summary judgement and that's the same kind of of approach that you have to take with with the Europeans. because you know the times aren't going to compare and and you know the it's a bit of a of a mystery for the most part and you know that that's one of the reasons that years ago when those video compile ations would come out and you waited you waited anxiously the DVD Rom. Well but I. I'm sorry I'm old enough that I was getting VHS tapes so forget yours in your dvd we'd get those two you'd get a call bs on it but if you go to that I had Ah Talk about Beta I buy I my first recording device player was was purchased in Cincinnati it Steinberg's and and it just so happened that's Cincinnati because of Steinberg's who was a big Sony Outlet Cincinnati was a Beta town Beta was bigger there than than ahs started with Beta yeah and then I realized off track is because my dad had a Beta that had one of the I remote controls on it but it was actually a hat you know it had a cord to it sure court with only about eight minutes long so you have to be eighteen inches away from the damn day the remote anyway over press the button but Jason Brown with no of you know why they may just do enough you know especially early on watch the watch the workout videos you know expertise such a wonderful ivory of these from New York Florida California and all around the country and of course the breeders forces but watch every Chad Brown workout there's two horses working together they go slow they finish up even they just enough finishing up I mean this is what they're trained to do right I mean when these courses actually get into a race they've never finished more than in front of another horse at any point in their life every the Chad puts out there looks almost identical they come home well they come together they hit the wire in a pair and this is what they know to do you know not maybe they get further into the career in their let loose and and could really do their thing but to see like a Chatsworth win by measured half length and not a very fast time right out of the box that China to plan I mean look at the script look what he does the sources every morning and that's the beauty of being able to see some of these workout videos did you get to see what trainers normally doing what they do and they look at you watch most of his works then you see what the heck is wholly did yesterday and that is so like that's even Africa for Bob Baffert that gate workday was fast and that's not the norm for Stephen and even Bob commented on after saying I thought my horse is worth fast so I saw only one of the great we talked about reading trainer language you know they don't talk about their horses very you know openly a lot of times they're kind of close to the vest but when a good trainer talk about somebody else's horse especially somebody another division you should listen you know and when Bob Backwards Wild by the totally that tells you something and I think that it gets pretty significant the it was funny because Jay Ribbon joins US yesterday and j the quip came through j where he said The track was played slow after he after review said vast out Jeremy I wanNA talk keenly you but let's get a couple of quick Breeders Cup hits in while we have the opportunity and we're about fifteen minutes away from the start of what should be about either I five minute or probably an hour long announcement of of the pre entered fields we got the wagering coming out Friday breath or stuff wager gotta be available for Free Download on Friday and the fourteen analysts the rolling in right now that's part of why I'm spinning and we're waiting to get the final word on some of these pre entries to see where we're at but guys have been gals have been working hard in advance of preparation researches that'd be a great product free download express dot com check it out starting Friday and then we'll update it race week after we have the final entries and everything like that so give you two chances to check it out
Jon White Thinks 'Omaha Beach' is Extraordinary
"Other thing I wanted to point out about Omaha which that I think is absolutely extraordinary is he's done something that I i Don I've seen another horse do maybe there is another one out there Dick Girardi probably would be the one to to ask about this but Omaha beaches eight times now and by the way he lost his first four career starts now he's won four in a row so that's rather unusual you don't really see that too often we're horse starts off over four and then now has a real four straight wins but he got a sixty two beyer speed figure in his career debut little more than a year ago a del Mar on the Turf and from that sixty to his buyers have been seventy eight eighty eighty three ninety ninety six six one zero one one three he's improved his buyer every single time he is gone out there that that's one the most just remarkable buyer figures in terms of the pattern I have ever
Part 3: Jeff Siegel, Ed DeRosa, James Scully
"Jeff Good Morning Good morning how you doing excellent and lots to digest. We've already talked to the J ribbon earlier this morning morning. I want to get your take on what went on about the racist we discussed last week including the the upset which I think is less shocking talking than people. The people are are feeling. It didn't seem upon further review that Mongolian groom was all that impossible well. He wants to me I mean I thought he'd run well but I I really I'd watch McKinsey working. I thought he was ready to roll. Oh and just looking at the form I thought that he would win and he he moved to the top of the stretch like he was going to pounce and then he kind of flat out and I I always had a little sense of doubt that maybe he wasn't quite amount of quarterhorse but this is only a mile and they and I was disappointed and I think Bob Baffert with two do I really was an he's made in announcement that he's going to replace my Smith with a writer that we don't know who's going to be. I'm sure all the the agents are kind of hanging around trying to throw their hat in the ring but yeah I mean I it was I mean it's it's just it's the nature of the game here. We've you see this happen a lot and perhaps the real the real important racist coming up a month from now but if you've you know food for thought as to whether or not the horse that we also at least I thought was the number one older horse in the country. is really that much better than everybody else and amount of quarter. I think it's anybody's game now fold in as well the the result at the Jockey Club Gold Cup and what did you think of the takedown and who do you favor of the two of them coming out west well. I'll tell you what that I I was kind of hoping that it didn't come down and even I thought the three year old is going to win the race going in and what am I ran well. I thought he I thought he had every chance to get by but it was a tough. It's tough to lose a race lightweight like way when push came to shove and unfortunately for her also did come to push he he hung in there I think both both of those are deserving the universal. I'd come already come out west a winner racer over the summer so we subtract and so they'll meet again it's I I. I was talking about this. The other day was Zoe on our podcast and we we were pretty much not baffled. I don't think that's the way but kind of open to in trying to figure out who might win the plastic doors so many possibilities now so many horses that look like they're capable title stepping up some of them that look good or maybe vulnerable so I duNNo. We'll be watching the next couple of three weeks to see who trains the best. Maybe maybe we can come up with a conclusion but right now now. It's really a mess we'll wait till they get the decisions. The final decisions horses like a late and late would add another wrinkle visit I think they're thinking mile and a quarter and the boys aren't that top much tougher for maybe the midnight DC would be if he ran against her again and and a mile an eighth in the in the the staff so that would that would certainly make an interesting well a couple of other thoughts jeff about last weekend the reasons we discussed filled D'Amato just a of magical a couple of days pee wee reese on Friday mirth and Cleopatra Strike in the Rodeo drive and the John Henry able to Geo Story. I keep coming back to it because what can you say and then Sunday Paradise Woods and I ask you the same question that I brought up up with Jay and I asked Sadler too Sadler Sheriff's the other day if she runs that race of the distaff she's she's a major major player and I know she's a notorious in and outer but I thought that was a terrific effort it was it was accomplished under under pristine conditions sitting right outside a speed horse with nobody all rounder nobody in front of her nobody beside her with kind of like a workout for but she did feel the deal as she finished strongly and she earned a beyer speed figure that was something like eight or nine points better than they were not that that means anything but bottom line is she ran really well now whether or not she can do that again I don't know if he pointed out not exactly your model of consistency and I thought maybe your best days were behind her but boy did she work well and I I I yeah I mean you have to go. You have to think that going into the dispatch. This definitely has a legitimate chance I mean if she decides to show up with a game the thing that we're going to start talking about Jeff when when when I'm at clockers corner and and we're watching horses work and when we analyzed the the XP TV workouts leading up to the race between you and Millie Ah Zoe is going to be fitness levels and the one thing you're not going to have to worry about John. The sheriff's Baffert and Sadler is is fitness of these horses on that racetrack and that's going to be a huge factor and I'm I'M GONNA keep referring to the east coast horses that went to del Elmar for the Pacific Classic and God drowned on that deep surface and Steve Asmussen asked me to his credit with with tenfold he learned his lesson and went out early with Mottola because he is not gonna get caught on that element he wants his horses. This is ready to travel over that surface and it's going to be something we we really focus on and then I'm sure in the recap you know after breeders Peter Scott. It's GONNA come up well down. Mars is eat but it's it's not it's not any deeper than in Santa Anita where this is not the old Santa Anita track backwards you know three quarters in eight and change all all day long I mean you have to be did fit to run on. This track is deep. You just tiring you you have to train over it. I think I think it really helps and yeah I think it's going to be very important to to to watch the works and I I do think it's going to be a great advantage for horses to get in early and get a beast of one or maybe even to work over the drag your possible because it's it's not it's it's tough. It's it's it. It's deeper than New York and Belmont Park is I'm convinced of that and I know Belmont to be called the fanny and all that but this track is is big heavy. I mean it's the faith it's safe and that's why they made it so deep but you've gotta get through it and you gotTa. That'd be fit well. Let's get set to look at the weekend and before we talk about Saturday any any day maker ideas for today well. You know it's yeah I mean I I did do a couple of San Anita and I can give the a little bit of an insight today's tough but I like the Philly name swirling in the fourth race she's not the favorite averaged five to two zero six two five in there she's a late running turf sprinter that that I that likes attending through force and they're starting to run five and a half now in the first we've got a couple now they extended the shootout there so she'd found five furlongs on this course a little stripe and she was hitting the boy and running well but just running out of room now she goes five and a half and I noticed in the few couple of five and a half long since we've had so far that the closers have a better chance and she's she's good enough to win. and I think that extra half for a long we'll give her the edge that she needs so I'm looking at number two swirling in the fourth race to kind of heightened me over for that's my play play today. It's an okay car not a great guard but I think we can we can get some value there because she's not going to be the favorite it's excellent all right swirling today and Let's let's go to the weekend and obviously the steak the steak side of things Let's talk about talk about the city of hope I because it it it really is intriguing and I brought up with Jay earlier. Jeff the mixing and matching of older horses. I mean really veteran in six seven eight year olds like synchrony and Ohio and Bolo and catapult facing off against some horses that may be emerging What's your angle in the studio? It's really hard. I handicap this this race and I came up with about four or five that on their best day could win. synchrony is intriguing to me I think he's intrinsically the best of the group but he doesn't have a lot of tactical speed and going a mile on this course even though he's running the tool aww theoretically he could maybe draft into the mid part of the mid packing and save the nangle out and get through he tends to give himself a lot to do and I remember when he came out here for the CBS del Mar last November. The same thing happened. Do that was sixteen. He fell back. He he had some traffic trouble he got. That's where we finished. Fuller Ronnie finished thirty one but but he didn't get there so I I like him at five to one at synchrony shipper I I hope he gets the trip. If he doesn't then you can make a case for a number of these. I mean looking for fifteen to one shot number four on your program. Aziz restrained vengeance. He's GonNa get loose in the lead and if he does that he can be dangerous. TAT upholds training really well but he's form doesn't look all that well you gotta go back to the Kilroy Mile Back in March the finding good but at least it was over this turf fourth and he could pop up Sadler. He's five to one the raises a bunch of the race basically is is a bunch. That's a five to one shots hoping for good luck but I think maybe if he gets through synchrony can win I wanted to I wanted to like River Boyne off the lay off and then John White made him four to one and that that cooled my ardor well you know I looked at him him and he was a very good three year old and he hasn't won at four and haven't made a lot of progress at least according to his numbers and he goes from practice and I'm looking elsewhere. Let's put it that way you know a to go back to an angle from last week as that in fact Jay also came up with and Dash the other filled D'Amato player and here's able to do who the things that just seem to be running for Jeff at at least from what we saw last week while they they ran for a golden gate when he was leading rider up there and I talked to them for a number of years actually we had horses up there and he he wrote for us always felt that he was good enough but he was kingpin up there era and then he decided to make the leap and I thought it might be tough for them but it really hasn't he's really falling favor with the with the horsemen down here and he's a strong writer but he's a good rider as far as and dishes concern. He's coming off a nice win. Del Mar.. He's obviously never beaten this this group although he did run second Mendelssohn and his racing debut of that matters which it doesn't that was way back in two thousand seventeen at the Curragh but but he's he's he's developing. He's he's coming around and the way the model is going. I mean I wouldn't put anything past him and especially in a race like this in which really there is no standout and anything can happen so hey why not wanting to watch a couple of other thoughts. what do you make of this chance Salat Omaha beach matchup the very very different set of three year olds against elders in the in the sprint championship wells twelve sheds lots four to five in the morning line because he's not only the fastest horse in the race in terms of numbers but he's also look controlling speed and he doesn't even have to go that fast my my concern was and it's kind of happened in the Jerkins a little bit then I know that the inside part of the wasn't particularly hit that day but they kinda slowdown down twenty three flat forty five and and he's fast horse and I think you gotta use his weapon and I think going three quarters. They don't have to worry too much about you. Know saving reading anything so I I would suspect he'll bust out there and go. He had a nice breeze over the track. I think Navarro did the right thing by bringing them out early and breezy had a half and forty. He's seven and one third fastest at sixty five last week and he lied did it. The right way looked like he was relaxed like he got over the track very very well so he's going to be it really hard for Omaha Beach the rundown although I my theory about Omaha beach is that he's always wanted to be a sprinter and because he was so good and all the money's going long long that Richard Mandella kept running them wrong and why wouldn't he won the rebel in the Arkansas Derby any may have even able to win the Kentucky Derby had come down with the trap Levada brought his only sprint race of his career only race of seven that he actually sprinted
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"McGee Jay Brennan and Dave Greg Good Morning the hard act to follow right there well. I think you're up to it and much like we did with Jay. Hey we didn't get a chance to talk last week. Day I saw some of your thoughts on paper and on twitter but quick hit from last weekend the Jockey Club Gold Cup Diku and everything that came with it didn't agree with the call but that's par par for the course for me and the stewarts here good rates by both horses of Abu kind of the call takes away from the performance of both you know Roseville in sort of honor. I thought it was Kinda. Overshadowed what how well they ran I thought it was in solid effort. You know Roy Moore your skin and people give them credit for so he's tactical enough that you're going to go back to the race. In California that he won he was four why but right up on the pace so he can be he can play from the start and still finish finish which is a good thing for him to have going into the classic and Code of honor you know stepped up against a couple of quality older horses and and still continues to show improvement as Shug shoveling transfer your kid and I'm glad they didn't go into stuff. it'll it'll spice it up a bit very much and we talked to show yesterday what turned into a was supposed to be a you know. Tell us about the decision ten minutes turned into forty because because show and you can talk about the current horses and then you can talk about his Breeders Cup record you know he's he's run horses in the Classic Eight Times. He's got two seconds and third and I asked him if he thought you know this was as good or the best one of the best chances that he's had in a classic and he kind of feels it is I think so in part because he's got a quality improving horse and in part because I don't see a real stand out in the division there you know I I was even if Mackenzie had one last week is still affected him at a mile and a quarter. I think come back with a pack a little bit and now I think he's you know emit commit pack there. I you know he he he was not impressive last week and and right now he doesn't have a jockey so that could be a hindrance so I I think the the you know I I think the visual the classic is releasing. My is right now pretty wide open well it it certainly enhances the classic and we got some. Jay's thoughts will also wait for some other news in decisions. Tacitus you know who I could send as many as three with a late and Yoshida. We'll see what the tacitus call is but have you talk to Jimmy later in the week about preservationists. I don't think the preservation and the clock berry good yeah. I kind of. They were Iffy iffy. Even before we got through the jockey there pretty traditional people. You Know Oh you go to the classic going for a good race. You don't go you don't travel cross country now. It's in your own backyard. Maybe maybe say okay. I'm hearing but the put him on. A plane ain't off that race. just doesn't make any sense to me and. I'm not sure what it was tales right now. I wouldn't be surprised if maybe they they just you know. Have you know conclude are dealing. Just say thank you. Thank you for the memories. They were well some other thoughts thoughts about the weekend the the two year old swept by Chad Brown and not necessarily by Chad Brown surfers Dave that were all that highly regarded regarded coming into the early fall. It looks selflessly ran a decent race when she got in her debut. She was a bit why she was just what about a half length behind her stablemate and you know. She got a very nice trip. The other day and you know you beat a field that I didn't necessarily I think was seller but that didn't necessarily like her either so I can't you know I'm not saying that I choose my choice but look it's very you know. Handicapping is hard art. When it comes to the Grillo it's simple to spend on Chad Brown. It just just do it. Does it seven and eight. I've never seen I've Nev- I don't know of any race that he may be bad for our security security and and and dumb or something that just a guy dominates the race like Chad Brown at least in New York dominates the race Jeff Brown dominates the Mus Grill and just you know next year when it comes. I'm just circle the Chad. He's got more the ones at about boxing and you'll walk out with a little more money so any payment structure solid rates you know. I I liked about structure that he showed you different dimension in the first race. It was a slow pace. He was up on it and then he finished and then they got a bit of a faster pace and close close so you like versatility show. I need to know more about what else is in that race before. I say an annoying Kim and enter a the you know a victory in the Breeders Cup Juvenile Turpin juvenile fillies served interesting I said they were aware of it at the time but selflessly not nominated to the Breeders Cup now looks set clemens got that money hidden in his closet somewhere so he can easily put up the supplementary see but it it was a weird kind of a strange thing maybe just crack but be supplemented for the raiders stuff to run and I'm sure she will do well. beyond the two year old stakes stakes midnight zoo in the Belle Dame and got you got you got her legs stretched and did what was necessary. The race as that ended up surprising to some degree aside from everything that went on in the Gold Cup four Horsfield in that Vosper that ended up being really exciting and forensic fire and imperial put on some show down the stretch cool horses you know he's still still Harvard have trouble taking that race threatens fire and last year the parts race horse averaged one the rate just a cool towards I mean that's a super cool horse right there in so small but he's got such big hardy so fast and you know I think they call it a little bit adviser prize when Friends Fire Collared Him and he still had something more to offer and he gave it to him and you know maybe maybe hard race before the Breeders Cup will help him in the Breeders Cup opposed to a couple of cakewalks that he had especially last year Vosper. You just walked around there and now last year Frears Cup. Chances may have been compromised the fact that he just doesn't run it and go to Churchill downs I mean I think he's on there three times. The probably three worst races throughout the worst rates is I thought he may well enough to del Mar a few years ago when he was in the Mitch Breeders Cup and second. I believe but maybe there's hard rates will help him. battle tough because it's a tough rate expensive very very competitor's. Maybe one or better rates on the car to the totally and chance a lot on you know. I guess you have to see what Omaha beach that rates for tomorrow how he runs. A and B what they use it for work. the the the sprint has potential to come up here one of the best races on the card and I think that race will have imperial head registered. Well turn our attention attention to tomorrow and there's a lot there's a lot of intriguing match-ups paper going into Saturday at and there's actually a nice set races on Sunday with the thirty the flower bowl in the present. We gotta start with Champagne and a green light. Go Ah to forego the hopeful. After the track was a a a slop. I don't blame Jimmy Jerkins at all for taking that route however he comes into the champagne now having to go a mile and there are at least is three others that are are major players here not the least of which is Barkley tag and Saka Toga the last time they had a two year old like like this. They kept funny side against New York breads until going to Florida for the holy bull this time they're going to go for an early open company opportunity the and it's at the highest level the first thing. I want to say that this race is there is a major scratching the race three technique. Jeremiah texted me this morning and I put it up on twitter a little while although has a lung infection and we'll come out of the race and I thought he was a significant player in the field so it's down to six source field going at that. Tis The law law you know of course is very impressive. Beating New York reds first time out had shin issue that Barkley took care of list about three weeks total of training but it's gotten back in I saw I saw at least two if not all three of his three of his works here and they're very solid workout you just wonder if the layoff going a mile with the one rate is going to happen ready to do it now. The layoff is very similar to green like oh the day difference so it's not that sort of balances out but green go with tested in stakes company and also has races opposed to one and I just like I just really liked it. I I don't know what he's going to become. I don't know how far is GONNA WANNA run but I just like the way both starts getting solid well built for uh-huh hardy type of horse who just has a great hind end you know where the power generated from and I think like the mile and beyond and I think this has a moment for Jimmy. Sake that the horses say how down and continue on the campaign Jimmy. He says out born whatever that might be but I think it'd be awful strongest training like that rate.
"omaha beach" Discussed on KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO
"On Omaha beach in Normandy, France. A sobering end surreal experience for Andrew Parker hundreds of people all cheering him celebrating. But at the same time, it was a lot of conflicting emotions because so many people want their wives, trying to break through the Nazis as they were taking hold of France. His grandfather Edward Parker landed as an army scout shortly after d day chance to talk with him. But it probably wouldn't have mattered because even my, my father and my uncle said that he didn't really wanna talk about his experiences over there. One thing his grandfather did do was gather sand from Omaha beach in a smoker's jar as a souvenir to bring home. So he did the same while he was there using an empty water bottle. Oh, my plan is to find. Dutiful transferred in there and go into China cabinet or on the mantelpiece for sure. Parker plays the saxophone with the concordia wind orchestra, which is on a ten day tour through France. And Belgium, Margaret caro- KNX, ten seventy News Radio on the seventy fifth anniversary of d day some who were there took time out in Los Angeles to share stories of their role in helping to liberate a continent students of the Simon visa, call centre listened to Walter, bud land or religious tales escaping Nazi Germany, as a teenager coming to the US joining the army, and as a linguist intelligence officer with the fourth infantry division landing at Utah beach, right next to his regimental commander, who needed his skills with a danger inherent in that role. And he said, he would be the first emergence oleo on French soil. And then you add me sort of smiling, you said, and of course, you'll be next to me, so you'll be the second. He spoke of relieving the paratrooper sued captured Saint Murray glaze campaigns through France. And being in Munich at the war's end, Walter body. Ladder at ninety eight years of age is living history teaching lessons that hopefully will never be forgotten at the museum of tolerance. Pete Demetrio KNX, ten seventy NewsRadio. It's three twenty time for your money. What do presidential families do after leaving the White House more and more produce Barack and Michelle Obama's production company higher. Ground already has a deal with Netflix for film and TV projects now. It's moving into audio with the deal with Spotify. This comes about a week afterward Hillary Clinton and her daughter Chelsea have started their own production company. Google game. Streaming platform is due out in time for the holidays. It'll be sold as part of a hundred thirty dollar package that contains hardware, and the option to give a pass to a friend, but a bear analyst says stadium game titles aren't really compelling. Meantime, Google is looking to play catch up in the cloud. It's paying more than two and a half billion dollars for looker data sciences to help it sell more cloud storage, and software, just a hint. There could be a delay in the start of tariffs on Mexican goods that. The Trump administration knocked down after the closing bell boosted stocks. The Dow rose one hundred eighty one, the NASDAQ forty.
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"Dictated victory that day. Others in the future. We'll say when they stand on that mighty height. And look down at that thin strip of beach. They'll say. I don't see how they ever did it. They fought for every inch of it. Up the sides of that fortified wall over the cliffs so tall. I'll never forget that beach. I'll never forget the men in the ships in the air, and I'm the land, and those who died on the sand and in the water. They lie now. He needs thousands of white crosses, and stars of David above the beach. Those wonderful soldiers who died so young. They died, so we could be free. How can we ever forget what they did? We honor them this day, we salute them. And we humbly beseech, dear God, less the men who died on Omaha beach..
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"Omaha beach, the bird sang in a bright, sun reflected off the calm sea. It couldn't have been more different than the bloody stormy morning seventy five years ago when young Americans sought to take this beach, and get a foothold in France and drive the Nazis out. The emotional ceremony included music prayers and a flyover fighter jets in the missing man formation. As thousands of spectators looked on the two presidents paid tribute to thirty five day soldiers now in their nineties, sitting on the stage trumps singled out some of them, Hyun minimum each hours, leading saving lives. When he finally lost consciousness. Macro also praised their valor and awarded several vets the French legion of honor at one point, he switched to English. We know what we owe. Do you. Offer them. On behalf of my nation. I just want to say thank you. President Trump also praised the vets postwar contributions. They came here and save freedom. And then they went home and showed us all. What freedom is all about America. He said, went home to defeat communism, secure, civil rights and put a man on the moon today. The president said America is stronger than ever before Matt Krohn said the victory over barbarity would not have been possible without America, but he also stressed the effort involved many nations, Sipa schooner, your RAF, a helping hand to the Canadians and the French resistance opened up. Roads for the Americans macro went on to say the Australians Dutch and polls all made a difference following the ceremony Bruce Sutherland from Michigan said he thought mackerel, it the right themes. He said Trump was good when he praised the veterans, but d day.
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"When he stormed Omaha beach with his army unit never in my life that I ever. I would be standing on Omaha beach on the seventy fifth anniversary of the. It's like a dream, come true blackout, born the lottery. The ninety six year old vet says the beach today looks dramatically different, the see here clear. Bloody bodies. What can a person say now the ship that floor hell? Think of a million mines out in front of twenty four hundred wrong shooting to anyone time you stop for a cigarette stop pro cigarette behind that berm plan matches. So I turned to my left. Three feet from me, his soldier, as his buddy. Have you got a match? The. I looked again. No head helmet. The soul that boy. Inspired me to, but it's and run for the cliff. How does it feel to come back here, J torn the most unbelievable things could ever happen to me? I never figured out..
"omaha beach" Discussed on KGO 810
"The big red wanted Omaha beach, and we are now at the part of the battle, where the Americans have to decide whether they're going to stay on the beach or get off the failure of the sophisticated plan is obvious. And yet the commanders our way out at sea, and have no access have no good information of what's going on, on the beaches. They're getting fragmentary information can hope near the commander Clarence near the commander of the first division has very little to go on. He is sent his assault infantry regiment forward the sixteenth. He has as follow up as reinforcements the eighteenth. And then as reserve the twenty six they're all in boats circling endlessly, and this extremely choppy water. Some of those boats were swamped somewhere driven. Off course the day is right now only two or three hours old however, there is no, there's no confidence, they can get off the beach. And as long as they stay on the beach. The casualty rate will continue to climb. They are facing machine. Gunfire indirect mortar fire fire from artillery in from the interior. And at the same time, a lack of leadership officers executives sergeants, platoon lieutenants are being killed and wounded so you don't have anybody to organize you. We now come to the two elements that that stand as accidents. I will do with Dawson. John captain Dawson, I believe he's Jake company. He finds the way he forces the way through the minefield. There's a Marsh. There's a minefield. How did he get through it? Captain Dawson, g company sixteenth, infantry comes in more or less at the right spot. Now they come in about a half an hour after h hour. So they're, they're sort of the reserve unit of the first wave and Dawson as you've mentioned earlier with the geologist you've been involved in the oil business before the war, you understood a lot about the kind of terrain he was in countering. And he was determined to lead the way he was not a new officer for the division. But he was new in command of that company. And he felt like he had to prove himself. He was determined to be out in front, and he finds a gap in the barbed wire and the minds that have been blown about twenty minutes to half an hour earlier by another group from you've mentioned under Lieutenant John Spalding. And tech sergeant Phil straight sick, they had already begun to send the whatever you would call it, you know, the high ground the embankment. It's, it's rolling rolling, bluffs all the way up a lot of grass. I very, very uneven and all of it was mined. Exactly. That's that was how the Germans made up for their lack of manpower minds, and then protective machine gun posts here and there, especially in place along the ridge line, that is just under the lip of where the cemetery is today. So, so what's quite interesting because the Spalding group once they moved in. And I, I believe, personally that they were the first Americans off Omaha beach, either in the first or the twenty ninth division sector, at least based on the that I've compiled over many years, they start to head west. So if you're coming in from the beach that means you make a rightward turn they're going towards sixty four to two towards the son Laurent draw to the right. Yes. That's correct. And the Dawson group begins to move to the left, and that would be the eastward towards call surveyor with captain Dawson literally in the lead almost like the first scout. So the better part of that company's still. Combat effective. And they begin to encounter and overwhelm some of those machine gun nest that I mentioned Dawson himself picks out, one of them with a grenade, and so then eventually his unit begins to push in to call Bill where they spend much of the day fighting. Then goes toward sixty four Dawson does he send elements down towards veteran stones nest, sixty two do they start to suppress that fire as they get up to the bluff. The Dawson Dawson's group of g company goes straight to call timeshare. I say skirt around your head up, you had other units that were dealing with w and sixty two almost at the fringes like you've mentioned, but g company really goes straight into call Ville. And so what I think is happening there. These once these units are off the beach. They're almost like knives, and the vitals of the Germans, the Germans can't afford to, so once their once those machine gun Nassar breach in the minefield start to get identified or breach. Or whatever. Now there's gaps. And so you can begin to outflank w and sixty two and, you know, some of these other fortifications that have been raking over the beach are now really imperilled the that's the difference, you're starting to see. It's a subtle one, but by about nine thirty in the morning. This is what's beginning to happen. Let's follow Spalding and strategic his amazing tech sergeant. They pushed their way earlier than Dawson Dawson, geologist from Baylor. I believe start sick and Spalding. Away through Bangladesh. They just blow, the wire and is Spalding, the one who realized that, if they didn't move they're going to die. Did he tell them? They had to go forward. There is a definite urgency in the Spalding group into, what's the thing about them in one way? They're kinda lucky because we talked earlier about e company under captain was gay. And most of them ended up right at the call draw underneath W and sixty two terrible kills on immobilized. Well, this was the one boat vote section out of e company that came in more or less at the right place, which is sort of right in the middle of easy read between w and sixty two and sixty four and so they thrashed in get ashore, they lose some of their equipment, but they're all okay and Sergey, Kirk call. Well blows a hole through the, the wire with a Banglore and then they start to make their way up a trail. They find that starts to lead up those bluff. So Spalding and strategic both understood the urgency of getting off the beach. And what's, what's really quite fascinating. To me, they're very different kinds of people. And with different levels experience Spalding was brand new to combat and he was twenty nine almost thirty years old. He was a sportswriter in civilian life, you know. And he had he come from the ranks to earn a commission and yet streets. It had been in combat. Really from the beginning. The big red one already had a reputation as being among the very bravest man in, in this division. He was a child of the depression, a big polish American family at an eighth grade education, because he'd had to drop out of school to, to support the family. He was a soldier soldier and yet, he kinda have to defer to the Lieutenant. So there's an interesting dynamic there. But what works about this whole thing is you have this incredible courage. No house, terrific. And this really kind of pure kind of hoping to lead from the front kind of approach of Spalding in both quite committed to getting off that beach, and destroying what? German defences. They can they basically waste most all the w sixty four which says a lot of law. Right. They moved west toward sixty four and the even are able to fire across the, the draw toward sixty five sixty four and sixty five or incomplete. Did I read that correctly job? Yeah, you're correct. They were still under construction. You had a Russian made seventy six point two millimeter machine gun or anti tank on excuse me at, at sixty four which was the most potent weapon at sixty five you had an enclosed pillbox with a fifty millimeter gun and that pillbox is still there today. You can you can visit it going into the gun is still in there, but that gun was wreaking havoc along Omaha beach much of the day. So the Spalding streets that group is taking out sixty four and suppressing, sixty five to some extent, although eventually other units are going to have to destroy that pillbox and the end including the navy. So, but then, then what's interesting about this group of guys. And it's thirty. Two guys in Spalding stressor through, they're going to end up fighting inland towards call Bill. Joining Dawson's fight later in the day, fighting among the hedgerows. So they're an intense combat throughout most of day. We can we keep mentioning, call their to towns cable org and call which are up the draw the concern here for everybody. Is that the Germans are going to launch a counter attack down that draw. So that's why it's necessary to get into the town. There's no particular command structure here. These men are taking initiative on the basis of incomplete units. They're gathering up men from many units. Get a rifle some of them don't even have a rifle. They have to find a weapon to fire. I think at one point Spalding us to pick up a German weapon and make their way forward because they're trained to to continue the mission. They're not waiting for reorganization or launch. And now we're going to turn to the commander of the sixteenth infantry regiment who finally comes as shore, George Taylor. The book is the dead, and those about to die d day, the big red one and Omaha beach, John mcmanus's, the author, we'll come back, we'll meet the man who said the dead and those about to die. 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"The first lady will commemorate, the seventy fifth anniversary of the d day invasion in France. They'll participate in a briefing at Omaha beach and view the Normandy, American ceremony. Daria Albinger, ABC news. Thunderstorms through about mid evening, possibly strong or severe and some spots. Otherwise, partly cloudy later tonight, lows near seventy degrees. Thursday's forecast partly sunny, more late day thunderstorms. A forty percent chance. Highs upper eighties from NBC twelve this is meteorologist, Jim Dunkin, for NewsRadio eleven forty W RV, and now a ninety six point one FM, whether the president did commit a crime peach mint on roll fee way. You'll by severe weather at war, we separate fact from fish when I get to the truth. This is real life. Newsradio. WR VA probably wrong. Mclovin is on the radio. Mark Levin show. Why national at eight seven seven three eight one three eight one one. You know, this is one of the reasons, one of the big reasons we created Levin TV, and then the broader network, blaze TV network. Because we all have these problems with the free speech and.
Leslie Donaldson, President Trump And Portsmouth England discussed on Morning Edition
"'Prayers and words of thanks and appreciation were highlighted today at a ceremony in Portsmouth England marking seventy five years since the d day invasion in Normandy. France that liberated Europe from Nazi Germany. President Trump read from a prayer delivered by then president Franklin D Roosevelt to the nation Queen, Elizabeth thanked World War Two veterans for their sacrifice hundreds of d day vets, most in their nineties, attended the ceremony, Leslie Donaldson is a ninety four year old British military veteran. He remembers the struggle to get his landing craft close to Omaha beach during the invasion. The features
"omaha beach" Discussed on KTRH
"Omaha beach, where he helped drag wounded soldiers out of the rising tide, saving them from drowning. Shay was awarded the silver star for his courage. Santee Indresco, Fox News. And KTAR. H news time is now nine zero three summer criticizing. President Trump's decision to implement a five percent tariff on Mexican goods meant to pressure Mexico into limiting migrant crossings illegally into the US counselor to the president, Kellyanne Conway defending the decision on Fox News. What about the actual cost that illegal immigration to this country every single year? We know it's in the billions. We know the drugs are pouring over. We know that these billion dollar criminal enterprises are trafficking people once they get here, but most importantly are taking money from people to make that treacherous journey north. The tariffs become effective June tenth Mexico's president says he's open to go. She -ation with the US and sending in a delegation to meet in Washington, on Wednesday Google services coming back online, after a wide spread out into lasted for hours today, the outage apparently stemmed from what Google described as a network. Congestion issue on its cloud service, it caused issues for Google services, like g mail YouTube as well as other websites, that use the Google cloud among those affected were step chat nest thermostats, and the gaming platform discord Google said that it's going to investigate the disruption. Twelve innings. But the Astros didn't they gotta win over the Oakland A's today. Final score six two four. They will travel north to Seattle to take on the Mariners..
Veterans reflect on their service for the 75th anniversary of D-Day
"Day veterans will be on hand in Normandy, went international leaders gathered to honor them on the invasion. Seventy fifth anniversary ninety four year old Charles shea, who was wooded the silver star for his courage, will be among them on June sixth nineteen forty four. She landed on Omaha beach where he helped drag wounded soldiers out of the rising tide, saving them from drowning, as machine gun fire blasted around him and shells landed as well.
16 WWII veterans cross Atlantic to commemorate 75th anniversary of D-Day
"Sixteen World War, Two veterans are in France on this Memorial Day, marking the seventy fifth anniversary of d day. The battle of Normandy, they shared their painful memories with CBS's, Wendy Gillette before departing. The bullets all around the phone. My name nearly seventy five years ago. Frank davita landed on Omaha beach in Normandy, France on d day and witnessed his comrades falling around him. Why am I alive? What? No had a guilty conscience. He was just nineteen years old today. He's ninety four he only started talking about what he witnessed five years ago in nineteen twenty years old. Too young to drink. With two young vote. But they weren't that ninety nine year old Steve Melnikov also survived the invasion that began the liberation of western Europe from the Nazis. He was shot in the neck eleven days later but after treatment return to fight. I'm a combat infantryman I was there at the beginning. I wish did the whole time I was there at the end of the war. I was in combat two hundred thirty five days. They're part of a group of sixteen World War, Two veterans sailing aboard the Queen Mary two. This week veterans are traveling from Brooklyn, New York to England on their seven-night transatlantic journey the men will head to Normandy to take part in events to Mark the seventy fifth anniversary of d day on June six and honor, the more than four hundred thousand Americans who died in the war, people say them hero. I'm not a hero. I says those guys the grave that my here was they gave their life their country. Day may not consider themselves heroes, but the greatest generation fought to secure freedom for generations to come
Maximum Security's jockey banned 15 days for Derby interference
"Atlanta, Kentucky horse racing. Commissioner suspended the jockey of maximum security over the move that lost the horse the Kentucky Derby, the Kentucky horse racing commission is suspending Louis size for fifteen racing days for failure to control his mount and make the proper efforts to maintain a straight course, thereby causing interference with several rivals that resulted in disqualification of his mount maximum security is pulled out of this weekend's Preakness following the Kentucky, Derby disqualification, the derby winner country house is also out ruining any chance of a triple crown and the initial derby favourite. Omaha beach. Also,
Country House Wins Kentucky Derby After Maximum Security Is Disqualified
"And we're all trying to figure out how much money. Yep. Actually changed hands in the decision to award country house the winner over maximum security because of that fouled the Kentucky Derby because because Omaha beach Mike was scratched before the rest began. He was the betting favorite maximum security became defending betting favorite, but country house. Mike was a sixty five to one longshot and came through with the wind. So first and foremost the biggest bets on each of those horses. The biggest bet on maximum security was eight thousand dollars. So if that results stayed maximum security one that would have paid out thirty six thousand dollars imagine being this person the largest bet on country a house per twin? Spires was twenty five hundred dollars. So they were sitting there for twenty two minutes waiting for the review waiting to see if they won one hundred sixty two thousand five hundred dollars that paid off on that. So and they ended up winning that because country house was declared the winner, but with maximum security all the vets to win place or show. There's approximately nine million dollars is what it costs betters that were bet over six point two million to win and then obviously amounts onto place in nine million it cost
Expect soggy Kentucky Derby as forecast calls for rain, thunderstorms
"Breaking now Kentucky Derby post time, six fifty this evening. Our will Clark takes a look at the field a year after winning the Kentucky Derby in a torrential downpour with justify trainer. Bob baffert. Maybe feeling deja-vu. He has three runners in this year's race morning line favorite game winner improbable in roadster and the race time forecast calls for rain. There's good as any of them in there. So I feel about him. But I'm not going to be on there. You know, a wolf and there's no wolf and with meaning it'll be a field of nineteen this year after early favourite Omaha beach scratched with the
Kentucky Derby 2019 favorite Omaha Beach scratched in stunner
"Thing that Kentucky Derby on Saturday. Nineteen three year old tool run ten furlongs for glory in a place in racing history with the scratch of Omaha beach racist wide open trainer. Bob Baffert is three entered it improbable roadster two year old champion game winner can maximum security. Take them from plank fall to that's all my focus is on Tacitus, the three year old son of tapping on the Tampa Bay derby and the Wood Memorial and improving Colt that I think is set up for his best effort third start off the layoff. It would be the first victory for his trainer hall of Famer Bill Maher who is as good a horseman on the backside as you'll see if the track would also be the first thirty win for his jockey Jose Ortiz, so crack out your favorite hat despite rain being in the forecast in Louisville derby day is almost
2019 Kentucky Derby: Ranking every horse competing by their names
"Well, let's go back to the basics of horse racing in the great tradition. Of course, this is the the big gem of the triple crown to this is I mean, there's no bigger race that I know of in the world for people in America than the Kentucky Derby. So when you talk about how does this work. So you have how many horses are in the derby this year. They were at twenty horses into the most exciting to mention sports as you say, and it's one of the most wide open affairs in terms of no heavy favourite as it was last year with justify. Well, a lot of that having to do with Omaha beach being scratched the respiratory issue. Because everyone was believing that this was Omaha beaches race to lose and now Omaha beach is on the sidelines, which is very sad for the owners and the trainers who thought they had it. And and also they had been playing up a lot to World War Two veterans with Omaha beach. In fact, I've still been bringing in World War veterans visit the horse over in the backside of Churchill Downs in Louisville this week. So there was a lot of sentiment there behind Maho beach, but Omaha beaches out so who's the favorite now, actually favorite. The would be considered the number sixteen horse named game winner who is the two old champion west year and is trained by the same train as justify Bob Baffert. And fact, Mr. Bamford has three early. Morning favorites in game winner roadster and improbable all trained by Baffert or three favorites at this time. All right. Who's the long long on? So if you put it something down, you get a bigger payoff because the odds are so long. In the morning line to horses listed at fifty the one one being great magician and the other one being a horse. That's been racing in Japan. Jay name is master sensor. Would be the two longest shots at this time. Now does that play a role in the odds because he's been racing in Japan? And folks here just don't know anything about them. That. And the fact that itself the competition in Japan is not quite as competition that the horses have been racing here in the states. The Mark white. Why would somebody name a horse win win win? I mean is this horse is in the race tomorrow and fast break right next to game winner but win win win. You're just asking for it with that name. I guess it's better than naming lose. Well. Very very valid
2019 Kentucky Derby: Omaha Beach will not run at Preakness or Belmont Stakes
"Kentucky, Derby favourite, Omaha beach has been scratched from Saturday's race. Because of a respiratory issue. Churchill Downs spokesman Darren Rogers tweeted, the news last night more from correspondent, Bill Michaels. So Maha beach galloped earlier in the day without any problem and trainer. Richard Mandela said everything was fine. But that changed by late afternoon. When Roger said, Omaha beach has an entrapped intrepid Gladys the cartilage at the base of the airway that hampers the colts, breathing it's generally not a career threatening problem. In his usually corrected with minor surgery game winner who was the five to one second choice is now the favourite for the first leg of the triple crown.
Derby favorite Omaha Beach scratched from race
"The odds of your favorite horse at the derby is a lot better today doesn't have anything to do with the Philly year picking on Saturday. It has to do with what the favourite for Saturday's race did which was dropped out. And that would be Omaha beach the four two one favorite scratched yesterday trainer. Richard Mandella confirmed Omaha beach has an entrapped epoch Gladys like horses. You've got one to the Gladys is at triangle shape piece of cartilage. That's at the base of your airway above the soft palate. And because of its location and entrapped EPA Gladys causes difficulties breathing, and that's what happened yesterday after the train run Omaha beats. Couldn't breathe started coughing. They have to do a procedure. It can't be done. It just a couple of days as a matter of fact recovery times about three weeks, so Omaha beach is gone for
Derby favorite Omaha Beach scratched from race
"Big shakeup for Saturday's Kentucky, Derby favourite, Omaha beach has been scratched from the race. The Colt was the fourth one early favorite for Saturday's derby Omaha beach galloped yesterday morning with no problems stranger said, he was fine. But that changed late day when he was diagnosed with entrapped EPA Gladys cartilage in his airway hampered his breathing not career threatening usually corrected with surgery now the role of likely favorite goes to game winner who was the five to one second choice handled by fame trainer.
"omaha beach" Discussed on Newsradio 830 WCCO
"The reports are that the of decided to hire Houston Rockets executive Gerson roses, president of basketball operations. He has been a finalist for the top job with several other NBA teams. He'll replace Tom Izzo who was fired at midseason from his jewelers president and coach Mike max is going to have more on this coming up when he joins daily at seven forty this morning, by the way in the association last night, the nuggets were with the trailblazers in the mile high city ninety seven ninety the final that western series conference now tied at a game of peace heads back to Portland for game. Three and some tough news from Churchill Downs Kentucky, Derby favourite Omaha beach has been scratched from Saturday's race. Because of a breathing problem of some sort of cult from southern California was made a four to one early favorite for Saturday's one hundred forty one hundred forty fifth running of the derby beach Gallup Wednesday morning without any problem in the trainer said everything was fine. But that changed by late afternoon when an issue arose for Omaha beach, so not in it, and that changes that changes everything as we head into the weekend there in in lovo as they call it. Global that sports by forty five here three oh WCC. Oh, fog and mist and forty three degrees. Business news coming up next year. And now a page from the diary of Flo. Dear diary, there's something about protecting people's homes through progressive that inspires me. 'cause I just had an idea for a book. Well, it was originally an idea for a movie based on a play inspired by.
"omaha beach" Discussed on In The Gate
"Improbable long range Taty trying to gun him down in probable. Here's long range toddy Omaha beach pass midstretch now a lengthen half game winner. Trying to have gun him down on the money and research says it's came time game winner Omaha beach right together in Omaha beach. I think he turned him away. What an incredible run by Omaha beach and amazing job of writing considering. I don't think Omaha beach would have beaten game winner if he hadn't gotten the jump going around that far turn it was an amazing race. I watched it on TV. But a better perspective would come from somebody who was there. And it is our absolute pleasure to welcome back. And it's been way too long. Our good friend, Gary west is with us the dean of racing journalists, Gary what was it like being there at Oaklawn park. Well, it was of course, huge crown beer, and I think very appreciative. Crowd for the superb racing. They saw and you're right Oma beach. Ran an incredible race. You know, he chased a sprinter for the opening half mile made lead after a half mile up. Four stakes races his half mile split was the fastest forty seven twenty nine. And then he just kept going and he did get the jump on game winner coming out of turn game. Win win the turnabout a link off the lead, and he's two links behind midstretch. And of course, will be held on to win by knows. And then it was another eight and a quarter links back to third so both those horses Omaha beaching game winner, I thought turned into per performances Omaha beach. He announced that he's a major player. No question about that game winner making his first start in more than four months. Actually. That's what you want to see for a three year old. You went to see duplicate his best effort. At two in his first start at three imen- on that foundation move forward. So I think game winner is beautifully positioned to move forward. If he can prove off that he's going to be tough to be in Kentucky. And I I think we have at least three Kentucky Derby contenders coming out of this rebel. And wouldn't be almost surprised if we saw the derby winner at Oaklawn park Saturday. Well, not only that I mean Omaha beach with a ninety six buyer now long range toddy who won the other division of the rebel earned a ninety five which is certainly in the ballpark of a'dirty winner. I think improbable who finished second to him is probably the better candidate going forward. I race off a long layoff. I think he is really prime to take a bigger step forward. How did you see that? I agree in Thailand. He would be the third horse of the horses in the rebel. That would have. I think very chancing Kentucky long wings Taty. I have to momentarily anyway praise this horse because you know, if you lined up twenty horses and picked out the best runners, you would probably pick him among the last couple. Let me phrase that I would pick him among the last of the twenty he is an unprepossessing horse. He doesn't look like a runner, but he is all runner he's just very determined. And you just have to love worsens like that he was compromised in the smarty Jones stakes by speed bias. And he got a photo. He was stopped at the top of the lane in the southwest stakes still ran onto third and then he wins the rebel. But I agree improbable ran better race. Although he was beaten a neck. He was actually entering the first turn five he was four wide in the second. Turn long rings toddy was the two path. Most of the way you angled out the top of the lane, but improbable ran about five or six links farther than wrongly toddy and not too far. Fault Drayton Van Dyke. He was on a two to five shot. He wrote him like a two five shot at getting clear, and the last thing you want it was getting stopped and and get his momentum interrupted, and he actually he actually made the lead midstretch..
"omaha beach" Discussed on The Adam and Dr. Drew Show
"They for life i've had everything they've had and it's all amazing all right eric thirty tower ans what's going on yeah hey what's going on out of dr drew how you guys doing hey i thought for sure you guys had gotten a question in regards to this being the seventy four anniversary of the d day landings on ormondy but apparently you hadn't received any questions so i kinda wanted to get your thoughts as time goes on we kind of forget about these huge events and i started watching these videos of soldiers on pige and was just blown away and the things they had to go through and it seems like it's just kind of going by the wayside so plenty to hear some of your guys do for me the the movie dunkirk brought some of that to life for a little bit for me i found myself thinking about omaha beach and things after watching that film the saving private ryan well i just mean recently see better film but it had me thinking about it and just gruesome and hopeless like what a horrible thing to have to go through with seventy five thousand guys die couple of days that right that the number i know what the number was omaha teach the general will i suppose over the general i don't think it was that i'm i just on norman yeah we get an accurate number because a lot of people were missing or just never found again and there was the paratroopers that landed in the mornings beyond the beaches and then there was the madness of speeches themselves and it's hard to get an accurate count the only thing is the the boys that landed on the beach it was supposed to be a smooth landing they were supposed to have had taken out the machine guns but of course they didn't so just seems like such a monumental day of liberating europe and there's really not much being talking about i concur it drives me nuts how europe in some some ways have become sort of the enemy and i agree look i happen to know that when look.
"omaha beach" Discussed on WHO NewsRadio 1040 AM
"On the next van and bonnie in the morning i'm gonna tell you about the wild beast feast i'm going to and you may want to go to i'm gonna tell you how you could win a couple of tickets to the deffers diners and drives golf outing tomorrow on van and bonnie on newsradio ten forty whol the dead and those about to die d day big red wanted omaha beach and we have now pushed up in late afternoon so that for example kimble richmond of i company has led an attack that has penetrated the german counterattack and swinging to the left to do the east towards law grand komo which is the link up with the british beach on the next over and that's that up is important so they can't be divided by a german counter attack down on the beach however there's still chaos and i want to attend to that because john in writing this very careful recitation also teaches also has much to teach about leadership and about planning and he he notes that there are normal the number of specialists who are in who are assigned to land on the beaches that morning and most of them say the artillery crews could have come in later on there's not really much room for them to fire and also all of the units that do eventually land are going to be critical but not the first day to unit two kinds of specialists though he singles out engineers and medics the engineers we've talked about the combat engineers my father in the two ninety nine but the engineers are so critical for getting off the beach and in the coming weeks we know that they will need to resupply their combat units in the interior in the battle for normandy entirely from this beach they have a great big floating warf that they bring over from england but that's going to be destroyed by big storm in about ten days time so they're these beaches are going to be the peers until they capture a large enough port and they don't they don't for a long time the engineers are assigned to each of the of the infantry regiments john thirty seven to the sixteen the three forty eight to the.
"omaha beach" Discussed on WCBM 680 AM
"And deputy directors and all these political types um and there there were rating we're waiting for the present to call on its put together a group and then start picking these people out and getting rid of them well that would be nice um you know a lot of the people who were in the administration of it being given the the right for the fellowship already uh and uh you know how how we go about that now you'll do of the first wave you'll land on omaha beach and and they got you know they got wiped out dry and so i think now we need to you know how how exactly ten in can we influence for the administration to say hey you know this was this was a problem under bill clinton this was a problem under george bush this would us you know accelerated exponentially mother opa ma you know how do we begin to roll this back you know jonathan i spend a lot of time in live in the middle east particularly in egypt stream um you're gonna work i've been researching the brotherhood and talking with experts over there and and their mystified rum and at at the influence of these organization it doesn't and i'm talking about your fouled muslims murder just mystified at how the muslim brotherhood is able to influ and and they know who they are were there all right uh you know they they trek these people to and um they're they're just like i'll how how did this happen and i have to say uh you know i spent about the first year of my trips back and forth egypt tried to explain to to them you know this is how it happened and you know wasn't some grand conspiracy a you know it was just you know e the the frog in the pot and you know boiled elliott's yeah um and and here we are and it's interesting listen okay so we've linked now black lives matter answer for communism.
"omaha beach" Discussed on KELO
"Would love it if the present would do this if he would slow down get together a group of people that are not from washington dc expert they're experts in aren't from washington dc they're experts that are not generals and deputy directors and all these political types in they're they're we're raiding we're waiting for the president klaus put together a group and then start picking these people out and getting rid of them well that would be nice uh you know a lot of the people who were in the administration of is being given the the right foot a fellowship already in and uh you know how how we go about that now you'll do uh the first wave you'll landed on omaha beach and and and they got you know they got wiped out drake and so i think now we need to you know how how exactly ten in can we influence for the administration to say you know this was this was a problem under bill clinton this was a problem under george bush this was you know accelerated exponentially monitor obama you know how do we begin to roll this back you know jonathan i spend a lot of time in in in the middle east particularly in egypt um you know were by been researching the brotherhood and talking with experts over there and and they're mystified rao at at at at the influence of these organizations and i'm talking about the fouled muslims were just mystified at how the muslim brotherhood is able to influence and and they know who they are were there all right they track these people do and a third they're just like i'll how how did this happen and i have uh you know i spent about the first year of my trips back and forth peter tried to explain to the you know this is how it happened and you know wasn't some grand conspiracy a you know it was just you know the the frog in the pot and you know boiled italy its yeah um and and.
"omaha beach" Discussed on 1410 WDOV
"And and here they are i um you know getting invited in in to the state department you know under obama getting invited into the white house and they're still there at the troubling thing is they're still there were that's the thing i think that's troubling awad a people and americans are standing behind the uh president trump but i think there needs to be a reassessment by people i would love it if the president do this if he would slow down get together a group of people that are not from washington dc expert they're experts in aren't from washington dc they're experts that are not generals and deputy directors and all these political types um and they're they're were rating we're waiting for the present to us put together a group and then start picking these people out and getting rid of them well that would be nice um you know a lot of the people who were in the administration of have been given the the right for the fellowship already uh and uh you know how how we go about that now you'll the uh the first wave you'll landed on omaha beach and and they got you know they got wiped out drake and so i think now we need a you know how how exactly can in can we influence of the administration to say hey you know this was this was a problem under bill clinton this was a problem under george bush this would us you know accelerated exponentially monitor opa ma you know how do we begin to roll this fact you know jonathan i spend a lot of time him in living in the middle east particularly in egypt um you gotta work i've been researching the brotherhood and talking with experts over there and and their readiness to fight rao at at at the influence of these organization an and i'm talking about the felt muslims were just mystified at how the muslim brotherhood is able to influ and and they know who they are were there all right uh you know they trek these people to and um they're they're just like a i'll how how did this happen and i have to say uh you know i spent about the first year of my trips back and forth egypt pride to explain to to them you know this is how it happened and you know wasn't some grand conspiracy a you know it was just you know the the the.