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After having left Fortress Cherbourg, the third and last regiment of the 79th Infantry division, 315th Infantry Regiment reached the village of Fierville-les-Mines. No need to tell men that they were about to launch a
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Topics: WWII 1st US Army, WWII 79th Infantry Division, France, Normandy, Cherbourg, WWII 315 Infantry Regiment, France, Normandy, Fierville-les-Mines

It was on the 1st of June 1944 when the 79th Reconnaissance Troop left Marbury Hall Tent Camp N°2 in England to “Galloping Bottom” in preparation for the great invasion.
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Topics: World War 2, WWII Atlantic Wall, World War Two, WWII 79th Infantry Division, France, Normandy, Cherbourg, LST Landing Ship Tanks, Infantry

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