IN 1944...
ASSOCIATION NORMANDY 44 - 90th US DIVISION

Introduction

Were you there ?

Some Pictures...

The 90th Division

2 Francs Banknote of 1944 - Collection Levaufre
2 Francs Banknote of 1944 - Collection Levaufre
New bank notes issued
right after the Liberation

Introduction

Four years of occupation...
Everyone expects the Allied Forces to come...
But no one could imagine it to happen on our doorstep.

By a morning of June, it all tips over !

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Were you there ?
Adjusting a mortarTo immerse yourself again in the atmosphere of the tragic or happy hours of your Liberation, tell us more about your period memories. They may possibly be registered in the records of our Association.

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Some pictures ...
From the beginning of the century till now, some texts and pictures for a temporal journey to Périers Country...
Most of the photographs you're about to discover have been kindly provided by people from Périers and its surrounding area. While helping us, these persons point out their attachment to our cause. Let them be deeply thanked for it.

You may also provide us some help to identify people, scenes or places.

Periers - The Market Place - Bus DepartureThe church towerPeriers - The City Hall

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The 90th US Division

90th Infantry Division BadgeThe 90th Infantry Division, whose men started landing from June 6th, 1944 at Utah-Beach, has liberated the Country of Périers on July 27, 1944 after more than seven weeks of deadly battles, before taking the long way leading her to Czechoslovakia in May 1945.

During its fights for the Liberation of Europe, the 90th Infantry Division had 3 871 killed and over 21 000 wounded men, that is to say the heavy tribute paid by this infantry unit.

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