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    Daoulas Peninsula 1944

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    Task Force B under the command of Major General James A. Van Fleet was ordered to capture the Daoulas Peninsula. The main objective was Hill 154, a well fortified Flak position. Men of company K, L and M (38th - 2nd Infantry Division) were given the job of reducing the formidable German stronghold. On the afternoon of 22 August 1944, the men of Lt. Colonel Olinto M. Barsanti moved up to attack the hill...

    Source: 1944 AMERICANS IN BRITTANY - THE BATTLE FOR BREST by Jonathan Gawne (Histoire & Collections).