Monuments not often visited on a tour

IMG_0578 (Copier)The 1st Engineer Batalion had the task of clearing the beaches of Normandy but there would also clear mines, re-build roads and bridges that had been destroyed by Germans or Americans.
Our engineers would build supply dumps for ammunition and fuel, field hospitals, communication tents, & prisoner of war camps. These men would also be re-building the port of Cherbourg after it was taken and secured by  Joe “Lightning” Collins.

There are many markers along the roads here in Normandy, giving you name and ranck and what regiment he was from, unfortunately they are NOT being upkept. They have the initial and last name of the soldier, his rank and what regiment he belonged to. The date when he was killed.

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