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Stele of the 8 Americans

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  • Nom
    Stele of the 8 Americans
  • Date
    1944-08-05
  • Lieu
    HUELGOAT
  • Contribution
    BOUDOT Philippe
  • ID
    2877.3001

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Stele of the 8 Americans
Stele of the 8 Americans

Tribute to the 8 American soldiers of the 6th Armored Division who gave their lives for the liberation of Huelgoat.

On August 5, 1944, as the tanks of the 6th Armored Division were advancing towards Huelgoat, they came under rocket attack  while crossing a minefield.
The 8 American soldiers listed below lost their lives:

T/4 Charles Bair
PVT Ewel B. Bennett
T/5 Fred K. Blaylock
2LT James Durden
T/5 Santo De Nunziato
2nd LT John W. Schnepp 
Sgt John H. Seidenburg
1st LT Herbert Wieder

Philippe Boudot photo credit and contribution.

 
Stele of the 8 Americans
Stele of the 8 Americans.
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Stele of the 8 Americans
Stele of the 8 Americans.
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Stele of the 8 Americans
Stele of the 8 Americans.
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Stele of the 8 Americans
Stele of the 8 Americans.
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Stele of the 8 Americans
Stele of the 8 Americans.
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Stele of the 8 Americans
Stele of the 8 Americans.
Memoriaux
Stele of the 8 Americans
Stele of the 8 Americans.
Memoriaux

Stele of the 8 Americans

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