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Carenten Post Card
Carenten Post Card

Post Card with photo of main square in Carenten, France, c. 1920s. The town of Carenten, France was the link between American forces at Utah and Omaha Beaches because four highways and a railroad converged there. The 101st Airborne’s key objective following D-Day was to seize Carenten from the Nazis, which they did on June 12, 1944.

Artifact Information

Date Created:

c 1920s

Created By:

unknown

Primary Source Type:
3D
Original or Replica:
Replica
Time Frame:
The General
Program:
Attic Artifacts: 101st Airborne
Collection:
IKEducation