D-Day Through Battle of Mortain

  • D-Day

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    D-Day Through Battle of Mortain

  • Murray Pulver arrives in France

  • a.m., 1st Div. secures Mortain and Hill 314

  • p.m. 30th Infantry ordered to Mortain

  • p.m. 1st Infantry ordered to move toward Mayenne

  • a.m. First troops from 30th Infantry arrive at Mortain

    Members of 1st Infantry brief members of 30th on conditions on Hill 314
  • Lt. Col. Hardaway (2nd Batt. 120th) establishes a command post not on Hill 314, but in Grand Hotel in Mortain