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​May 1, 1944 - June 23, 1945

Letters from Harold J. Dahl

uniformed soldiers in a tank

Dahl was at Walton Hall [Wellesbourne, England] in May and June of 1944. In June, he crossed the Channel to Rubercy [France], and then on to other locations in France (La Fremondre, Torce en Charnie, Mauny and St. Germain) in August and September. On September 15, 1944, he went on to Luxembourg, and then back to France [Doncourt les Longuyons, Verdun, and Briey] from December 1944 to April 1945. On April 13, he traveled to Trier [Germany] and then on to Idar-Oberstein [Germany] in May and June 1945.

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