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Jim Bard | I Company, 3rd Battalion, 423rd Regiment, 106th Division

5:43   |   His Atlantic crossing was swift. The Queen Elizabeth could outrun any warship and delivered the men of the 106th Division to England in five days. Jim Bard had one furlough in London where he heard the explosions of V2 rockets. Ferried to Le Havre, the unit made it's way through France into Belgium.

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