Attached is an article written by "60 Minutes" wit Andy Rooney. These three columns first appeared in a 1944 issue of THE STARS & STRIPES concerning the seldom remembered efforts of a French airborne battalion that jumped into Brittany on D-Day in order to disrupt German communications.
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Statistical data concerning the U.S. Army casualties in June and July of 1944 can be read in this article.
Click here to read about the first American Paratrooper.