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Interested in Learning More about the Big Red One or WWII in general here are some links to keep you going.

WWII Timelines:

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Nazi Propoganda:

In order to understand why it was necessary for American soldiers to overthrow Nazi tyranny, it is useful to read German propaganda that inspired Nazis to commit heinous evil.
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This links to a leaflet the Germans distributed in an effort to undermine morale of Allied troops shortly after June 6, 1944
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This link demonstrates the importance of how social studies is taught. This excerpt from a wartime German geography textbook justifies Nazi aggression.
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This site conveys Hitler's utter manipulation of language - "all" he wanted was peace.
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Maps:

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Congressional Medals of Honor:

See Medal of Honor citations for 1st ID recipient Carlton Barrett, Bobbie Brown, Arthur F. DeFranzo*, Walter Ehlers, Robert T. Henry*, Jake W. Lindsey, Francis X. McGraw*, Gino J. Merli, Jimmie W. Monteith, Jr.,* George Peterson*, John J. Pinder, Jr.,* James W. Reese*, Joseph E. Schaefer, Max Thompson, Henry F. Warner,* and Walter J. Will*, among many others from other units.
[Those marked with an asterisk were killed in the action]
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Battles:


Normandy:

U.S. Army narrative of Normandy operations, June 6 to July 24, 1944
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This describes the man-made harbors the Allies brought along to enable them to unload cargo across the beaches
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These links describe the pipeline under the Channel that helped supply fuel. Visit Site

Two general sources on D-Day are:

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Pearl Harbor (frequently asked questions and links):
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Bataan:
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Guadalcanal:
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North Africa:

While these links focus on North Africa, there are links from the homepage for the second site to lots of topics.
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Monte Cassino:
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Holocaust:
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442nd Regimental Combat Team (See Section V):
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