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Omaha/Utah Beach landing information

I'm researching a book about the 320th Barrage Balloon Battalion, an African-American unit that landed on Omaha and Utah Beaches on D-Day. I'm looking for landing information for this unit. Any other information anyone may wish to share about this unit is very much appreciated.
Thanks in advance,
Linda Hervieux
lindahervieux@yahoo.com

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John T. Kuehn, Ph.D.

William A. Stofft Professor

U.S.  Army Command and General Staff College

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