American forces had been stalled at San Lo, a new method of attack, massive air bombardment, was launched. Though the goal of disrupting German forces was achieved, over 100 Americans were killed including Lt. Gen. Lesley J. McNair who had inspected Camp San Luis Obispo. July 27, 1944 front page of the Telegram-Tribune.
American forces had been stalled at San Lo, a new method of attack, massive air bombardment, was launched. Though the goal of disrupting German forces was achieved, over 100 Americans were killed including Lt. Gen. Lesley J. McNair who had inspected Camp San Luis Obispo. July 27, 1944 front page of the Telegram-Tribune.
American forces had been stalled at San Lo, a new method of attack, massive air bombardment, was launched. Though the goal of disrupting German forces was achieved, over 100 Americans were killed including Lt. Gen. Lesley J. McNair who had inspected Camp San Luis Obispo. July 27, 1944 front page of the Telegram-Tribune.

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