|U.S. Army Soldier
2nd Armored Division
Omaha Beach - Normandy France
June 9th 1944
|In 1944, the 2nd Armored Division comprised of the 66th, 67th and 41st Armored
Regiments. The division landed on Omaha Beach, Normandy France on D+3 (D-Day
plus 3 days) to strengthen the Auville-sur-le-Vey bridgehead. Previously, the division
had served in North Africa, Sicily and Italy.
The M-1941 Jacket pictured above was owned by a member of the 2nd Armored
This jacket is unmarked and does not have the original manufacturers nomenclature
tag. The 2nd Armored Division patch is machine sewn to the jacket and has a raw
cut edge, bordered in olive drab. The jacket shows considerable wear with many
The original history of the owner and this jacket is currently unknown.