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Pointe Du Hoc

Pointe Du Hoc

On 6 June 1944 the V Corps of U.S. First Army assaulted German coastal defenses  on a 6,000-yard stretch (“Omaha” Beach) between Vierville and Colleville.     Their aim was to establish, on D Day, a beachhead three to four miles deep extending from the Drôme River to the vicinity of Isigny. The attack was made by two divisions, the […]