Archive for the ‘Picauville France’ Category

Last Thursday, we ran a post regarding a most interesting wayside cross.  If you remember the site lies at the intersection of roads D-15 and D-24, just west of Pont l’Abbe in the Normandy region of France. Hobert Winebrenner, author of BOOTPRINTS,  and his unit, the 358th Infantry, 90th Infantry Division, helped liberate the area.  [...]

In June 1944, the 90th Infantry Division continued to push its way west from Utah Beach.  German defenses within the Normandy interior proved stout.   American soldiers fought for any and all ground gained, mile by mile, town by town. In BOOTPRINTS, Hobert Winebrenner speaks of the liberation of the villages Picauville and Pont l’Abbe, [...]

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