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Combat Scenes In France

(Roof sign identifies town of Ste. Sauveur le Vicomte)  An unidentified researcher stated: "This building is located in Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte (9 miles west from Pont-l'Abbé)."

(Peaceful town square may be Chef Du Pont according to citizen Pierre PHILIPPINE)
(view Chef du Pont today)
[link courtesy of Claude Demeester]

(Troops advance past burned out M4 Sherman tank.  Note missing hull and turret machine guns, blistered paint on forward hull and open hatches.)

(Tanks became a well used beast of burden)

(Location unknown, Allied air strikes have dropped every span of this bridge into the river)

(Army Engineers busily create a temporary bridge across a smaller body of water.)

(Rail yard shows considerable bomb damage although the main line appears to be in service.)

(Civilian truck nosed into a ditch perhaps due to hole created by shell burst in foreground)