Download Omaha Beach Paper, Omaha Beach Element 1 and Omaha Beach Element 2. This kit is named for the beach that grandpa landed on in France. These medals were all awarded to him for his military service. Ten days into the invasion, on the 16th of June 1944, approximately 16 miles from the beachhead, near Amferville he was hit by machine gun fire and seriously wounded. Of course he recovered and lived a long healthy life. Remembering all those who have served.