In other summers, back home, hedgerows were something poets wrote about and orchards were where apples came from. This summer, in Normandy, hedgerows and orchards--in seemingly endless number--form the grim setting for a unique kind of warfare in which many a GI has staked his life. On the following pages, three YANK correspondents give a panoramic account of what life has been like for the men who have been struggling forward on the American front--south of La Haye du Puits and on the way to St. Lo.
Read Part 1 written by Sgt. Saul Levitt, "South through the Hedgerows."
Read the full story HERE
YANK 6 Aug 1944 British Edition