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As the American armies were progressing toward Brittany and to the Mayenne, the 315th Infantry Regiment was still on its way to the south. Lessay was under Division’s control, Germans were retreating, everything was
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Topics: World War 2, World War Two, WWII 1st US Army, WWII, WWII 79th Infantry Division, Brittany, WWII 315 Infantry Regiment, Rat Race, Laval

On August 2nd, 1944, General Omar Nelson Bradley contacted Brigadier General Frank U. Greer (see photo below) to transmit him new order. 79th Infantry Division has to seize now the town of Fougères. 313th Infantry
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Topics: World War 2, World War Two, WWII 79th Infantry Division, France, Mayenne, Rat Race, Le Mans, Laval

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