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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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29th Infantry Division "OK Let's Go"

 

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Topics: World War 2, France, Normandy, D-Day, Operation Overlord, WWII Atlantic Wall, WWII 115th Infantry Regiment, WWII 175th Infantry Regiment, WWII, England, Saunton Sands Beach, WWII, England, RMS Queen Mary, WWII 29th Rangers Battalion, Operation FABIUS-1, WWII 1st US Army Assault Training Center, WWII 29th Infantry Division, WWII 116th Infantry Regiment, WWII, England, Slapton Sands

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