WWII Journal: Paul Farnum, 8 August, 1944

Today, 8 August, 1944, the 313th was ordered to advance to Le Mans.  They started at 0800, preceded by the 106th Cav. and the Division’s Reconnaissance troops.  At first, resistance delayed progress for about 2 hours.  Just before dark, the 1st Battalion moved into position near Mariel-en-Champagne.  During the night enemy resistance reduced significantly.

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