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miguaine: Bonjour,

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A cache by ulge02, Filuren and Skruven Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 9/11/2004
1.5 out of 5
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Size: Size: micro (micro)

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The US 82nd Airborne Division's mission was to protect the far right flank of the invasion area. This included capturing Ste. Mere-Eglise from the German garrison stationed there. The capture of Ste. Mere-Eglise was important because it straddled the main road between Carentan and Cherbourg.
Paratrooper John Steele became a hero of the liberation of Sainte-Mère-Eglise for his chute got stuck on the church tower and although injured he hung there "playing dead" for over two hours until being taken prisoner by the Germans.

While you're there, visit the nearby museeum

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Puhepu jnyy

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