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HITLER HAD A FORTRESS AROUND EUROPE BUT FORGOT THE ROOF ON TOP!..1944

1944

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

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

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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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