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Film: 761st WWII Had More Heroes Than You Know

Uploaded by Jenny McCord
The 761st Tank Battalion was activated on April 1, 1942, at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana, and deployed to Europe, landing at Omaha Beach in France on October 10, 1944. The Battalion trained at Camp Hood, Texas, where they were rated superior by Second Army Commander Lt.Gen. Ben Lear. They landed on the Continent with high morale -- some said they were cocky.

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  • Beach Institute

    502 E. Harris St, Savannah Savannah-Downtown

    912-335-8868

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