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Before the war, Barbas, a village of perhaps seventy-five houses, huddled rather closely together was a very quiet village in the

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August 21st, 1944, after one-hundred days of heavy fighting the Normandy Campaign ends and the Rat Race began. By that time

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Normandy, nowadays everyone knows Normandy for the D-Day landing on June 6th, 1944. Nevertheless, its history is not only about this day. It is also rich in heritage with

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Topics: Normandy, Normandy most beautiful villages

 

 

On December 16th, 1944, German army launched its counterattack also known as “Von Rundstedt counterattack” in the Bulge with the purpose to cut

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Topics: World War 2, World War Two, WWII Belgium Battle of the Bulge, WWII 3rd Armored Division, WWII Belgium Task Force Hogan

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One hour from Paris, in Val-d’Oise county set up the castle of La Roche-Guyon on the North bank of the Seine river. The castle we know

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Topics: WWII 79th Infantry Division, Field Marshal Johannes Rommel, WWII 313 Infantry Regiment, France, La Roche Guyon Castle

At Le Mêle-sur-Sarthe, 79th Infantry Division was assembled to assist the other elements of the XV Corps in blocking the escape of the Germans to the East. Several enemy groups composed

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Topics: France, Paris, WWII 79th Infantry Division, WWII 313 Infantry Regiment, France, Seine River, France, Mantes-Gassicourt

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