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28th Infantry Regiment Monument Marker - French Side image, Touch for more information
By Michael Manning, June 26, 2015
28th Infantry Regiment Monument Marker - French Side
France, Hauts-de-France (Somme), Cantigny — 28th Infantry Regiment MonumentCantigny
On the morning of May 28th, 1918, the 28th Infantry Regiment, U.S. First Division, American Expeditionary Force, commanded by Colonel Hanson E. Ely, conducted the first major American offensive of World War I here at Cantigny. The rest of the First . . . — Map (db m85938) HM WM
France, Hauts-de-France (Somme), Cantigny — Cantigny American Monument
Erected by the United States of America to commemorate the first attack by an American Division in the World War (Reverse Side:) The First Division United States Army operating under the X French Corps . . . — Map (db m85933) HM WM
France, Hauts-de-France (Somme), Cantigny — First U.S. DivisionCantigny
The First Division A.E.F. captured the town on the morning of May 28, 1918 Killed 199 Wounded 867 G.O. N 201. G.H.Q. A.E.F. Nov., 10th 1918 "The Commander-In-Chief has noted in this division a special pride of service and a high state of . . . — Map (db m85936) HM WM
France, Hauts-de-France (Somme), Cantigny — McCormick's Cantigny Artillery Monument1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment — Faithful and True
In the early dawn of Tuesday 28 May 1918, French and American artillery began to shell German positions north of Cantigny in preparation for an attack on the village by the U.S. First Division. The 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, . . . — Map (db m85940) HM WM

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