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6 June

6 June 1944 First Army would take the lead of all U.S. forces during the Normandy invasion.  First Army would continue to lead all US forces until 3rd Army lands in Europe.

First Army’s own CPL Waverly Woodson would become a hero in the true sense of the word by treating over 200 individuals within 30 hours of landing on Omaha beach on 6 June 1944.