2 Sep 1944

France
  • Edward Brooks personally led an attack on a 165-vehicle German convoy near Marchiennes, France; this action would earn him the Oak Leaf Cluster to his Silver Star medal. ww2dbase [Edward Brooks | Marchiennes, Nord-Pas-de-Calais | CPC]

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