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Insignia of the 4th Armored Division

Insignia of the 4th Armored Division. The commanding general of the 4th Armored Division refused to sanction an official nickname for the 4th, believing that the division's accomplishments on the battlefield made one unnecessary. "Breakthrough" was occasionally used, apparently to highlight the division's prominent role in the breakout from the Normandy beachhead and liberation of France in 1944.


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Insignia of the 4th Armored Division. The commanding general of the 4th Armored Division refused to sanction an official nickname ... [LCID: n05623]

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