National Geographic : 1944 Nov
U.S.Army Signal Corps, Official "Gentlemen, Here They Come-the Queen of Battles, the Infantrymen, the Old Footsloggers"-Lt. Gen. Geo. S.Patton, Jr. On the way to Avranches after the break-through in Normandy, American doughboys slog through a village 'in the Department ofManche. The road sign rests on a wrecked German truck. At left, the red cross on helmet identifies a medical corpsman. This scene has been re-enacted inhundreds ofliberated French villages.