The result of the operations of the First U.S. Army during the period covered by Normandy American Heroes new
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More than one month and a half after D-Day, the American
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In February 1979 came a call from Chief Warrant Officer Carl Hansen of the Awards Office in the Pentagon. “Colonel Urban, I have
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