Macon, Belgium – 2 Sep. 1944

Village of Macon. 00.30PM, Mayor Pépin welcomes Sergeant Dickinson (A/60th IR) in front of the old XVth century tree. Sergeant Dickinson’s patrol left the Monceau-Imbrechies ridge to bypass the main road leading to Macon and spot the German SS observer who pinpointed the GIs down on the ridge. They got him and the artillery shutted up ! Share

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Sprimont, Belgium – 9 Sep. 1944

Often mistaken for 60th Infantry Regiment men, these soldiers are members of « Paddy’s Gang » entering in Belgium. The exact location is in Sprimont, on September 9th, and this shot became very well-known and a symbol of the liberation of Belgium. Then, if you look closely, you can see the organization of a infantry rifle squad, covered by a Sherman Medium Tank. Check the helmets as well : AAAO painted on the sides ! Share

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La Cour Miette, Normandy – 26 Jul. 1944

Near Les Champs de Losques, General Manton S. Eddy, Division commander, visits his troops that have a break before rejoining the frontline for the Operation Cobra. For the collectos and equipments afficionados, enjoy the nice details on the original picture.   Share

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Seloignes, Belgium – 2 Sep. 1944

Around 1000hrs. September 2nd, 1944. Few hours later the first reconnaissance outfits passed the French-Belgian border, boys from the 3rd Battalion arrived on the square of Seloignes, then will continue to Chimay.   Share

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