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Plaque 5th Ranger Battalion

On the Avenue de Bedford Virginie U.S.A. in Vierville-sur-Mer is a plaque commemorating the heavy fightings the 5th Ranger Battalion with help of A, B and C companies of the 2nd Ranger Battalion fought there on D-Day. They've created a breakthrough there for the men of the 29th Infantry Division.

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  • Text: Jimmy Hilgen
  • Photos: Jimmy Hilgen

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