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American soldiers welcomed by French citizens, 14 Aug 1944

Caption   American soldiers welcomed by French citizens, 14 Aug 1944 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives
Identification Code   ARC 196294
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 15 Feb 2007
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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
21 Aug 2011 12:54:50 PM

BIENVENUE AMERICAIN! SAY JOE, LETS GET SOME OF THAT FANCY FRENCH WINE...
2. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
29 Sep 2011 08:10:26 AM

FREE FRENCH FORCES: M4 SHERMANN TANK? Okay let's look at that photograph again, the M4 Shermann is an American built tank and the same for the crew's equipment. I see what looks like a French Tri-color of Blue, White and Red on the center of the hull, and a name what looks like AOMDA or ROMDA below the driver's hatch, different type of markings on the vehicle's right fender. American markings would have on the front hull, for example: Platoon letter like "B", vehicle number 10 and Army or Corp like Patton's 3rd Army 3-A, it would look like anyway, that's my guess.B-10-3A
3. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
29 Sep 2011 07:10:27 PM

The M4 Sherman could belong to the French 2nd Armored Division, part of the 1st French Army Equipment was provided under lend-lease.

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