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During the Saverne Gap battle it was the entire 79th Infantry Division which had been used, all of the elements without any exceptions. Indeed, while the 314th Infantry Regiment was fighting for villages of Hameau
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Topics: WWII 79th Infantry Division, Medal of Honor recipient, Medal of Honor, France, Alsace

Why was it so important for the American army to cut the Cotentin Peninsula ? To isolate the German forces of Cherbourg giving them no chance to escape!
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Topics: World War 2, World War Two, WWII 1st US Army, Matt Urban, Medal of Honor

Forts Montbarey and Keranroux were built at the end of the XVIII century to make Brest an impregnable fortress reinforced by the Germans in 1940. During the last days of the campaign of Brest the Germans used the Forts
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Topics: World War 2, WWII Atlantic Wall, WWII 115th Infantry Regiment, WWII 175th Infantry Regiment, WWII 29th Infantry Division, WWII 116th Infantry Regiment, World War Two, WWII Engineers Special Brigade, Fort Keranroux, Infantry, Third Reich, France, Staff Sergeant Sherwood H. Hallman, Brittany, Medal of Honor

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