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Northern France Campaign

 

 

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Northern France
General Orders 103, War Department, 13 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 - 25 July to 14 September 1944.

The "Northern France" Campaign was originally established by General Orders 80, Section VI, War Department, 5 October 1944.
(WD Pamplet No. 12-6, 1 March 1945, page 67)



General Orders 24, War Department, 4 March 1947, Page 36, Figure 31

See also:
U.S. Army Center of Military History "The Campaigns of World War II" Series: Northern France by David W. Hogan, Jr.
Webpage and PDF



AG 200.6 OpGA, 30 March 1945, "Northern France" Battle Participation Award, 416th BG and Squadrons
(416th History, April 1945, Exhibit 21)

           
AG 200.6 OpGA, 30 March 1945, "Northern France" Battle Participation Award, Pages 1, 7, 9
(Fold3.com WWII ETO Army Records, Images 289093239, 289093253, 289093257)

           
General Orders 103, War Department, 13 November 1945, Units Entitled to Battle Credits, Pages 1, 31, 45
(U.S. Army MCoE Library General Orders Collection, "General Orders 1945 copy 2")



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