Rangers hit the beach on D-Day

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Rangers hit the beach on D-Day - v "The craft came on n through a cross-fire...
v "The craft came on n through a cross-fire cross-fire cross-fire of machine guns, ri flea, and mortars.. Six went un der, -Sunk -Sunk or wsmped. Men In other craft were"It. But, the Rangers hit the beach running. .. HonK IMe On IV-arh IV-arh IV-arh Some fell mortally wounded on the beach. Others fired their grapnels over the cliff tops and began racing up on their ropo ladders.. " Oermans cut -some -some of the ropes. The Rangers tumbled down. Nazis at the clif fa-edge fa-edge fa-edge ; pjuxhed over hand grenades. A Ranger platoon picked off some of the grenade tossers and some of the snipers A close in destroyer, the CSS Sat terlee, swept the cliff top with Its 40-milllmeter 40-milllmeter 40-milllmeter guns. Some of the Rangers met in slant death and hurtled to the beach below.: ; Others fought on. v

Clipped from The Index-Journal22 Jun 1944, ThuPage 2

The Index-Journal (Greenwood, South Carolina)22 Jun 1944, ThuPage 2
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