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Geo Galusha [CA], Walt Nowak, Roger Sirois [MA], Belgium

Chas Townsend [NJ] enjoying lunch in a bombed out German concrete bunker in Cerisy Forest, Normandy

La Pie qui Tette, Vierville, France, the first few days in Normandy.

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Our living quarters for the first few days of the invasion: a bombed-out German bunker off the shores of Omaha Beach.

Chas Townsend [NJ] & Steve Mason [NJ]

Resting in a village outside of Bayeux, so named due to a coal mine that once existed here.

Images of the war's effect on a quaint village in Normandy

Banner in Le Molay, Normandy, welcoming the allied troops a few days after the initial invasion.

First contact telegram of just a few lines of comfort to my wife and family that I had survived the Initial DDay Assault on the coast of Normandy in June 1944. A welcome word to ease the anxiety, fear and apprehension felt back home.

A silent street scene. Bombed buildings and rubble of war, only dust, destruction and death remains of a town in France.
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