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Aachen or Bad Aachen, French and traditional English: Aix-la-Chapelle, is a spa and border city.
The Aisne is a river in northeastern France.
The Allied advance from Paris to the Rhine was a phase in the Western European Campaign of World War II.
Argentan is a commune and the seat of two cantons and of an arrondissement in the Orne department in northwestern France.
The Armor Branch of the United States Army is an active combat arms branch.
Armoured warfare, mechanised warfare or tank warfare is the use of armoured fighting vehicles in modern warfare.
Avranches is a commune in the Manche department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.
The Battle of the Bulge (16 December 1944 – 25 January 1945) was the last major German offensive campaign on the Western Front during World War II.
Charleville-Mézières is a commune in northern France, capital of the Ardennes department in the Grand Est region.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
A Combat Command was a combined-arms military organization of comparable size to a brigade or regiment employed by armored forces of the United States Army from 1942 until 1963.
Condé-sur-l'Escaut is a commune of the Nord department in northern France.
Coutances is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France.
Dannenberg is a town in the district Lüchow-Dannenberg, in Lower Saxony, Germany.
A division is a large military unit or formation, usually consisting of between 10,000 and 20,000 soldiers.
Dreux is a commune in the Eure-et-Loir department in northern France.
The Elbe (Elbe; Low German: Elv) is one of the major rivers of Central Europe.
The Eure is a river between Normandy and Centre-Val de Loire in north-western France, left tributary of the Seine.
The Falaise Pocket or Battle of the Falaise Pocket (12 – 21 August 1944) was the decisive engagement of the Battle of Normandy in the Second World War.
The Forest of Compiègne (French: Forêt de Compiègne) is a large forest in the region of Picardy, France, near the city of Compiègne and approximately north of Paris.
The Western Allies of World War II launched the largest amphibious invasion in history when they assaulted Normandy, located on the northern coast of France, on 6 June 1944.
Klötze is a town in the Altmarkkreis Salzwedel (district), in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.
Le Mans is a city in France, on the Sarthe River.
Le Mêle-sur-Sarthe is a commune in the Orne department in north-western France.
Major General Lunsford Errett Oliver (March 17, 1889 – October 13, 1978) was a senior United States Army officer, who commanded the 5th Armored Division during World War II.
Luxembourg (Lëtzebuerg, Luxembourg, Luxemburg), also known as Luxembourg City (Stad Lëtzebuerg or d'Stad, Ville de Luxembourg, Stadt Luxemburg, Luxemburg-Stadt), is the capital city of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (also named "Luxembourg"), and the country's most populous commune.
The Mayenne is a long river in western France principally located in the French region of Pays de la Loire.
The Meuse (la Meuse; Walloon: Moûze) or Maas (Maas; Maos or Maas) is a major European river, rising in France and flowing through Belgium and the Netherlands before draining into the North Sea.
Monschau (Montjoie, Mondjoye) is a small resort town in the Eifel region of western Germany, located in the district Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
The Ninth Army is a field army of the United States Army, garrisoned at Caserma Ederle, Vicenza, Italy.
Normandy (Normandie,, Norman: Normaundie, from Old French Normanz, plural of Normant, originally from the word for "northman" in several Scandinavian languages) is one of the 18 regions of France, roughly referring to the historical Duchy of Normandy.
The Oise is a river of Belgium and France, flowing for from its source in the Belgian province of Hainaut, south of Chimay.
Operation Overlord was the codename for the Battle of Normandy, the Allied operation that launched the successful invasion of German-occupied Western Europe during World War II.
Panzer-Division Clausewitz was a German panzer division during World War II, named for Carl von Clausewitz.
--> The Rhine (Rhenus, Rein, Rhein, le Rhin,, Italiano: Reno, Rijn) is a European river that begins in the Swiss canton of Graubünden in the southeastern Swiss Alps, forms part of the Swiss-Liechtenstein, Swiss-Austrian, Swiss-German and then the Franco-German border, then flows through the German Rhineland and the Netherlands and eventually empties into the North Sea.
The Rur (German; in Dutch Roer and French: la Roer) is a major river that flows through portions of Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands.
Sedan is a commune in the Ardennes department and Grand Est region of north-eastern France.
The Seine (La Seine) is a river and an important commercial waterway within the Paris Basin in the north of France.
Brigadier General Sereno Elmer Brett (October 31, 1891 – September 9, 1952) was a highly decorated United States Army officer who fought in both World War I and World War II and played a key, if little recognized today, role in the development of armored warfare.
The term Siegfried Line refers to two different German defensive lines, one during the First World War and the other during the Second World War.
The Somme is a river in Picardy, northern France.
Tangermünde is a historic town on the Elbe River in the district of Stendal, in the northeastern part of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.
The Twelfth United States Army Group was the largest and most powerful United States Army formation ever to take to the field, commanding four field armies at its peak in 1945: First United States Army, Third United States Army, Ninth United States Army and Fifteenth United States Army.
The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Army Center of Military History (CMH) is a directorate within the Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army.
Utah, commonly known as Utah Beach, was the code name for one of the five sectors of the Allied invasion of German-occupied France in the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944 (D-Day), during World War II.
V Corps was a regular corps of the United States Army during World War I, World War II, Cold War, Kosovo, and War on Terrorism.
Verviers (Vervî) is a Walloon city and municipality located in the Belgian province of Liège.
Victory in Europe Day, generally known as V-E Day, VE Day or simply V Day, celebrated on May 8, 1945 to mark the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II of Nazi Germany's unconditional surrender of its armed forces.
Vitré is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany in northwestern France.
Wallendorf (Eifel) is a municipality in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate, on the Sauer river.
Wesel is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
The Western Allied invasion of Germany was coordinated by the Western Allies during the final months of hostilities in the European theatre of World War II.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Activated on 7 December 1942 in Providence, Rhode Island, the XIII Corps fought for 180 days in the European Theater of Operations, fighting from the Netherlands to the Elbe River.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.
The 34th Armor Regiment is an armored regiment of the United States Army formed in 1941.
The 46th Infantry Regiment ("The Professionals") is a unit in the United States Army that served in World War II and Vietnam.
The 4th Armored Division of the United States Army was an Armored Division that earned distinction while spearheading General Patton's Third Army in the European theater of World War II.
The 628th Tank Destroyer Battalion was a tank destroyer battalion of the United States Army active during the Second World War.
The 6th Armored Division ("Super Sixth") was an armored division of the United States Army during World War II.
The 81st Armor Regiment currently has two active battalions, the 1st and 3rd.
The 90th Infantry Division ("Tough 'Ombres") was a unit of the United States Army that served in World War I and World War II.