15 Sep 1942

France
23 May 1944

France
17 Aug 1944

Photo(s) dated 17 Aug 1944
Ammunition dump explosion in Cherbourg harbor, France, 17 Aug 1944
20 Aug 1944

France
  • Charles De Gaulle landed at Cherbourg, France. Meeting Dwight Eisenhower later in the day, he convinced the Allied commander that the French capital of Paris should be a priority objective that should not be bypassed. ww2dbase [Charles de Gaulle | Cherbourg, Basse-Normandie | AC, CPC]
20 Jul 1945

France

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