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Saint-Lô

 (sānt′lō′, săN-)
A town of northwest France west of Caen. Its capture on July 18, 1944, played a pivotal role in the Allied invasion of Europe during World War II.

Saint-Lô

(French sɛ̃lo)
n
(Placename) a market town in NW France: a Calvinist stronghold in the 16th century. Pop: 20 537 (2007)
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Such tragic errors were seen again in our battles in July 1944 at St. Lo and Coutances, France.
St. Lo [Saint-Lo], France, in the afternoon of the same day.
D-Day, the breakout from St. Lo, the drive across France, and the Battle of the Bulge are covered.
Commodore John St. Lo, in a detailed census for 1727, reported 25 fishing ships at Great Placentia but none at all in the smaller harbour nearby.
Sammie was an Army veteran of WWII serving in the European Theatre with the 111th Field Artillery and participated in the second wave of the invasion of Omaha Beach and the historic battle at St. Lo France, and in Rhineland at the Battle of the Bulge.
The chapters begin with the invasion of France in June 1944; include Operation Cobra and the breakthrough at St. Lo, exploitation of the St.
Wilfred was killed in action near St. Lo, France, on Aug.
Three days later, on June 16, my father's regiment began its attack toward St. Lo, and for two days it steadily advanced.
14, 1944 Sergeant Omiecinski was killed near St. Lo, France, shortly after the D-Day invasion.
I am looking forward to reading a couple of the books you listed, notably The Clay Pigeons of St. Lo and Quartered Safe Out Here.
It exists so that effective airground teams can take the fight to the enemy with swift victory in places such as the breakout of St. Lo in World War II or on the road to Baghdad in Iraqi Freedom.
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