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Colonel Hamsley Gate Memorial

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  • Nom
    Colonel Hamsley Gate Memorial
  • Date
    1944-08-09
  • Lieu
    PLOUIGNEAU
  • Contribution
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  • ID
    943.840

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Colonel Hamsley Gate Memorial
Colonel Hamsley Gate Memorial
Memorial in tribute to tankists
★ Ira Hamden,
George Palmeeter and
Llord Stewart, and to soldiers
Commander Heiser,
Lt Col Henri Pruvot and
Corporal James Clardy.of the US army killed here on August 9, 1944, but also in tribute to the commune's liberators. According to a report endorsed by General Earnest, commander of Task Force A, Lieutenant Hamsley's column, after spending the night in the orchards near the Pen ar C'hra crossroads, was violently attacked at this very spot by two German anti-tank guns.
 
Colonel Hamsley Gate Memorial
Colonel Hamsley Gate Memorial.
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Colonel Hamsley Gate Memorial

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