Lorraine Cross Guy near Cherbourg

4 Sep 2017

Name of the model : Pierrot H.

Theme : 79th Division in the vecinity of Cherbourg

Year, Time : World War II (1944)

Details :  Landed on Utah Beach barely a week after the beginning of the operations in Normandy, the division takes part in the liberation of Cherbourg, in North Cotentin. Before resuming the progression, this 79th GI poses for a photographer. Once the city is liberated, the unit will know the heavy fighting near la Haye-du-Puits before continuing its descent of the territory during the Operation Cobra at the end of July.


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