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Museum Matinee: Uncommon Courage: The D-Day Battle of Graignes

The 2018 Horry County Museum Documentary Film Series continues with the film Uncommon Courage: The D-Day Battle of Graignes May 30 at 1 p.m. This documentary tells the remarkable story of the little known battle of Graignes described as the “Alamo of D-Day.” When the D-Day invasion of France began on June 6, 1944, approximately 180 American paratroopers were accidentally dropped far from their drop zone and landed outside the small village of Graignes in Normandy, right in the path of a major German counterattack. Free.