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11 Nov 1942

  • Italian naval infantry landed on Corsica, France in Operation C2. ww2dbase [Corse | AC, CPC]
11 Sep 1943

  • US and French troops landed on the French island of Corsica in the Mediterranean Sea. ww2dbase [Corse | AC]
13 Sep 1943

  • Elements of the French I Corps supported by the Royal Navy launch Operation Vésuve to link up with Corsica Partisans with the aim of cutting off the retreating German troops evacuating from Sardinia (90th Panzergrenadier Division and Reichsführer-SS assault infantry brigade) transiting via Corsica. ww2dbase [Corse | AC]
18 Aug 1944

  • USS Marblehead arrived at Corsica, France. ww2dbase [Marblehead | Corse | CPC]

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Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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