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6th US armored division Locmaria-Berrien

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  • Nom
    6th US armored division Locmaria-Berrien
  • Date
    1944-08-05
  • Lieu
    LOCMARIA-BERRIEN
  • Website
  • Contribution
    BOUDOT Philippe
  • ID
    2639.2753

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6th US armored division Locmaria-Berrien
6th US armored division Locmaria-Berrien

On August 5, 1944, as tanks of the 6th US armored division passed through this then minefield were caught under German infantry and artillery fire.
3 tanks were destroyed and 8 soldiers perished including:

★ 2nd Lt. John W. Schnepp
★ 2nd Lt. James L. Durden
★ 1st Lt. Herbert Weider
★ Pvt. Ewell B. Bennett

Contribution and photo credit Philippe Boudot.

 
6th US armored division Locmaria-Berrien
6th US armored division Locmaria-Berrien.
Memoriaux
6th US armored division Locmaria-Berrien
6th US armored division Locmaria-Berrien.
Memoriaux

6th US armored division Locmaria-Berrien

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