35th US Infantry Division landed on Omaha Beach, Normandy, 5-7 July and entered combat 11 July, fightings in the Normandy hedgerows, north of Saint-Lô. In order to launch divisional assault on Sain-Lô, Hill 122 overlooking Saint-Lô must be taken. Only river Vire and small village of La Meauffe is between our final objective. Germans from 897th Infantry Regiment are known to operate in this area. Infantry from 1st Battalion of 137th Regiment supported by two Shermans and Engineers will assault over river Vire and take the village of La Meauffe.
La Meauffe (1.2 MiB)