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"The Super Sixth" ~ The 6th Armored Div. was created 02/15/42 at Fort Knox, Kentucky & was made up almost entirely of citizen draftee soldiers. Its training stations were Camp Chaffee, Ark., Louisiana Maneuvers, the Mojave Desert, & Camp Cooke, CA. It arrived in England in Feb. 44 & landed at Utah Beach on July 18, 1944. During the next 9 1/2 months, the 6th Armored fought in five major European campaigns of World War II:  Normandy; Northern France; Ardennes-Alsase; Rhineland; Central…

"The Super Sixth" ~ The 6th Armored Div. was created 02/15/42 at Fort Knox, Kentucky & was made up almost entirely of citizen draftee soldiers. Its training stations were Camp Chaffee, Ark., Louisiana Maneuvers, the Mojave Desert, & Camp Cooke, CA. It arrived in England in Feb. 44 & landed at Utah Beach on July 18, 1944. During the next 9 1/2 months, the 6th Armored fought in five major European campaigns of World War II: Normandy; Northern France; Ardennes-Alsase; Rhineland; Central…

Normandy fighting...1944.

Normandy fighting...1944.

Canadian troops get ready to use the artillery during Operation Totalize. Normandy 1944

Canadian troops get ready to use the artillery during Operation Totalize. Normandy 1944

German soldiers Normandy 1944

German soldiers Normandy 1944

US soldier, Normandy 1944

US soldier, Normandy 1944

"Special Services, Com-Z 5", Normandy, 30 June 1944 (24 days post invasion)

"Special Services, Com-Z 5", Normandy, 30 June 1944 (24 days post invasion)

England, leaving for the invasion of Normandy, June 1944.

England, leaving for the invasion of Normandy, June 1944.

World War II: London in Color | LIFE.com

World War II: London in Color | LIFE.com