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416th Bombardment Group (L)

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Normandy Campaign

 

 

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Normandy
General Orders 102, War Department, 9 November 1945

Battle Participation Credit for this Campaign was also awarded to the four 416th BG Squadrons.

Combat zone - European Theater of Operations exclusive of the land areas of the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Time limitation - 6 June to 24 July 1944.

The "Normandy" Campaign was originally established by General Orders 49, Section III, War Department, 1944.


General Orders 24, War Department, 4 March 1947, Page 35, Figure 30

See also:
U.S. Army Center of Military History "The Campaigns of World War II" Series: Normandy by William M. Hammond
Webpage and PDF


     
AG 200.6 OpGA, 2 Feb 1945, Battle Participation Award, Pages 1, 4
(Fold3.com WWII ETO Army Records, Images 289093184, 289093190)

     
AG 200.6 OpGA, 2 Feb 1945, Battle Participation Award, Pages 6, 7
(Fold3.com WWII ETO Army Records, Images 289093194, 289093195)

           
General Orders 102, War Department, 9 November 1945, Units Entitled to Battle Credits, Pages 1, 22, 32
(U.S. Army MCoE Library General Orders Collection, "General Orders 1945 copy 2")



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