To: Retain Mike
The 1st. Infantry Division(’The Big Red One’’) was also in the D-Day landings.
posted on 05/01/2014 7:41:03 PM PDT
I picked the 4th and 29th as examples because their first combat was D-Day. The 1st (D-Day) and the 3rd (Southern France) go back to the Med. Those divisions had similar or greater losses, but over a longer period of campaigning. Those losses over just 11 months are appalling, so I picked them for special mention.
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