Sailor shares memories of Omaha beach

CARLSBAD — Experience the history-changing Omaha beach-landing, as the Carlsbad Senior Center welcomes Historian Bob Watson from the 6th Naval Beach Battalion at 1 p.m. April 18, at the center, 799 Pine Ave., Suite 200.In the early morning hours of June 6, 1944, 18-year old sailor Robert Watson, was hunkered down in a landing craft headed to a beach code-named, “Omaha” where he would stay for 28 days. Watson will take you to that historic day in Normandy with his recollections and stories.

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