79th Division Monument La Haye Du Puits

Just on the edge of the town on the road to Cherbourg is a small park, given to the 79th Division who liberated the town, early in July 1944. The 79th endeared themselves to the French because of their patch. in the 1930's when American unit's were asked to choose a patch the 79th choose the Cross Loraine, this was because they had fought in eastern France during the first world war.

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