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It was on the 1st of June 1944 when the 79th Reconnaissance Troop left Marbury Hall Tent Camp N°2 in England to “Galloping Bottom” in preparation for the great invasion.
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Topics: World War 2, WWII Atlantic Wall, World War Two, WWII 79th Infantry Division, France, Normandy, Cherbourg, LST Landing Ship Tanks, Infantry

The 79th Infantry Division as the other US Infantry Divisions engaged three Infantry Regiments into battle. You have already discovered the story of the 313th Infantry Regiment during the Cherbourg Campaign, now let’s
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Topics: World War 2, WWII 101st Airborne Division, WWII Atlantic Wall, World War Two, WWII 1st US Army, WWII Paratroopers, WWII 4th Infantry Division, Infantry

On D-Day the Allied troops knew exactly where the German defenses were, which divisions were deployed, what size gun battery they were to affront on the coastline and how each regiment was going to defeat them.
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Topics: World War 2, WWII Atlantic Wall, World War Two

At 0530 hours on December 16th, 1944 the final counterattack of the German army took place in the Ardennes forest.
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Topics: World War 2, WWII Atlantic Wall, World War Two, Green Hell, Infantry, Hürtgen Forest, The West Wall, Siegfried Line

When we are talking about or hear the word “OMAHA”, June, 6th 1944, D-Day are the most common words that comes to our mind. The 1st and 29th Infantry Divisions of the First U.S. Army landed on this beach codename “Omaha
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Topics: World War 2, WWII 101st Airborne Division, WWII Atlantic Wall, WWII 29th Infantry Division, World War Two, WWII 1st US Army, WWII Golf

My friend Richard Bass just acquired the D-Day battle flag flown by the USS LCI(L) 489 and has done a little research about the ship, found several eye witness accounts, some of which are summarised here. The photos he
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Topics: WWII Atlantic Wall, World War Two, WWII 1st US Army, England, US Coast Guards, Slapton Sands, Infantry, US Navy

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