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Forever the Cathedral of the Kings of France and Queen of all...

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Topics: World War 2, 101st Airborne Division, World War One, WWI, World War Two, Bayeux, Paris, Versailles, Amboise, Notre-Dame-de-Reims, Notre-Dame-de-Bayeux, Notre-Dame-de-Paris, Notre-Dame-de-Strasbourg, UNESCO World Heritage, 82nd Airborne Division, Clovis, King of France, Palace of Tau, Joan of Arc, Manufacture des Gobelins, Eugène Viollet-le-Duc, Henri Deneux, Victor Hugo, Reims, Champagne, Villard de Honnecourt, John Rockefeller junior, Philibert Delorme, General de Gaulle, Konrad Adenauer German Chancellor

87th Chemical Mortar Battalion: A life saving support for the infantrymen

Utah beach - Normandy American Heroes SUV

The 87th Chemical Mortar Battalion participated in the taking of the Cotentin Peninsula and Cherbourg harbor. 

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Topics: Normandy, World War 2, Nazi, Utah Beach, 101st Airborne Division, Third Reich, Waffen SS, D-Day, Operation Overlord, Operation Neptune, Field Marshal Karl Rudolf Gerd von Rundstedt, Führer Adolf Hitler, Atlantic Wall, Saunton Sands Beach, 1st US Army Assault Training Center, Slapton Sands, World War Two, 1st US Army, Operation TIGER, US Navy, 4th Infantry Division, 22nd Infantry Regiment, Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, Saint-Martin-de-Varreville, 8th Infantry Regiment, 12th Infantry Regiment, DD tank, Carentan-les-Marais, Azeville Battery, Crisbecq Battery, Azeville German Battery, WWII, 87th Chemical Mortar Battalion, RMS Queen Elizabeth, 9th Infantry Division, 79th Infantry Division, Montebourg, Cherbourg, 82nd Infantry Division, Lieutenant General Karl-Wilhelm von Schlieben, General Joseph Lawton Collins, General Friedrich Karl Albert Dollmann - 7th Army

1st US Army Assault Training Center and Slapton sands

From the D-Day landing on the 6th of June 1944 to the Victory in Europe signed on the 7th of May 1945 in Reims (France), many of our NOK (Next of Kin) sacrificed their lives so we could continue to live in a free world.

Lest we forget...

We all know what the Allied Forces had to accomplish to liberate Europe from Nazi tyranny. But have you ever asked yourself how did these soldiers prepare themselves to go to battle? Where did they train? What kind of training did they receive? Which unit was trained and why?

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Topics: World War 2, Utah Beach, 101st Airborne Division, Third Reich, D-Day, Operation Overlord, Omaha beach, Normandy American Cemetery, Atlantic Wall, Saunton Sands Beach, Operation FABIUS-1, 1st US Army Assault Training Center, Slapton Sands, World War Two, Croyde Cliffs, 1st US Army, Engineers Special Brigade, US Coast Guards, Infantry, Paratroopers, Operation TIGER, Woolacombe Beach, US Navy, Rangers, LCVP Higgins barge, LST Landing Ship Tanks

D-DAY TESTIMONIALS FROM LOCALS OF SAINT MARIE DU MONT

 

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Topics: Normandy, World War 2, Nazi, Utah Beach, 101st Airborne Division

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