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To: Retain Mike

The 1st. Infantry Division(’The Big Red One’’) was also in the D-Day landings.


6 posted on 05/01/2014 7:41:03 PM PDT by jmacusa
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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.
23 posted on 05/01/2014 9:38:58 PM PDT by Retain Mike
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