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  1. SkippedOnce

    The Liberation of Europe - 3 September 1943

    Despite being overshadowed in memory and popular culture by operations in NW Europe some 9 months later, tomorrow marks the 75th anniversary of the commencement of Op BAYTOWN, the first invasion landing on mainland Europe by Allied forces in WWII. The Calabria Landings, 3 September 1943 The...
  2. sirbhp

    The 101st. Airborne in Normandy

    101st Airborne Division was activated in August 1942 in Louisiana, and its first combat mission was Operation Overlord. On D-Day―June 6, 1944―101st and 82nd Airborne dropped onto the Cotentin peninsula hours before the landings, tasked with capturing bridges and positions, taking out German...

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