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16th Infantry Regiment United States Army From November 1943 to May 1944, the men of the 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry, were billeted in and around the town of Lyme Regis, raining and preparing for the upcoming assault landings in Normandy, France. Throughout this period, the people of the Lyme Regis area were exceedingly hospitable and generous to those troops, many of whom brought home war brides from the area after the war. This memorial is dedicated to this day, first to remember those soldiers of the 1st Battalion who were stationed in this area and later gave their all for ensuring the freedom and liberty of Europe. However, it is also placed to remind us of the grand alliance and friendship between the United States and the United Kingdom in the great crusade of teh 20th Century. A superb example of the best of that alliance was manifest here between the people of Lyme Regis and soldiers of the 16th Infantry Regiment, United States Army. Provided by the 16th Infantry Regiment Association to the people of Lyme Regis on the 70th Anniversary of D-Day, 6 June 2014

Marine Parade, Lyme Regis, United Kingdom

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