JUNE 6, 1944

Stone, Ron
January 1984
Book of Texas Days;1984, p101
The article recounts the attack of the Allied force against the Nazis in Normandy, France on June 6, 1944. The attack was made by paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne and the 101st Infantrymen from the 1st, 4th and 29th divisions and rangers from the 2nd battalion. A total of 156, 205 troops landed in the region on that day. The attack was planned by Dwight Eisenhower.


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