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71st Armored Field Artillery Battalion WWII

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Maps

The series of maps in this section show the movements of the 71st AFABn. and the 5th Armored Division from arriving in Normandy at Utah Beach through France, Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany, up to V-E Day and beyond including where they were stationed as occupation troops. These maps were produced by the Army for the troops to bring home or were sent home. 
                       
                     Click on the title to see a picture of the map, click on picture to enlarge. HD pictures may take awhile to load.


               1 - The Trek of the 5th Armored Division ( 22 June 45)

               2 - 5AD   Normandy to the Seine ( 1 Aug 44 to 29 Aug 44) *

               3 - 5AD   Seine to the Rhine  ( 30 Aug 44 to 5 Mar 45) *

               4 - 5AD   Rhine to the Elbe  ( 31 Mar 45 to 23 Apr 45) *

               5 - 71st & the 387th AAA  (28 July 44 - 8 Feb 45) *

               6 - 71st & the 387th AAA  ( 8 Feb 45 to V-E Day 9 May 45)












Photos property of G.Beckley unless otherwise noted.

* Photos courtesy of Carol Wilcox


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