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MIMOYECQUES
PEGASUS BRIDGE
BASTOGNE
MALMEDY
POINTE DE HOC
DIEPPE
GINKEL HEATH


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Pointe De Hoc

Pointe de Hoc was deavily defended by the Germans with six 155mm naval gun batteries. It was assaulted by the 2nd Ranger Battalion under the command of Colonel James E Rudder of the 1st American Division, a desperate effort by 225 men using grapnels and grenades. The gun emplacements to be attacked had been moved inland.