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'''William Sampson''' was a bangalore expert in Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion Rangers.
 
'''William Sampson''' was a bangalore expert in Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion Rangers.
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
He landed at [[Omaha Beach]] on June 6th, 1944. He was one of just a few survivors of [[Briggs|Lt. Briggs]]'s landing craft. He managed to reach the Dog 1 Exit next to [[Capt. John H. Miller|Captain Miller]]. He placed bangalore torpedos over the shingle. It blew up and destroyed the wire, clearing the way for Miller and his men. He then proceeded to Vierville. His fate was unknown.
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He landed at [[Omaha Beach]] on June 6th,1944. He was one of just a few survivors of [[Briggs|Lt. Briggs]]'s landing craft. He managed to reach the Dog 1 exit next to [[Capt. John H. Miller|Captain Miller]]. He placed bangalore torpedos over the shingle. It blew up and destroyed the wire, clearing the way for Miller and his men. He then proceeded to Vierville. His fate was unknown.
 
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[[Category:American Soldiers]]
 
[[Category:American Soldiers]]

Revision as of 12:53, June 10, 2018

Bangalore Expert
Sampson
Rank Corporal
Affiliations 2nd Rangers, C Company
Birth Around 1910 (book)
Weapon BAR

William Sampson was a bangalore expert in Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion Rangers.

Biography

He landed at Omaha Beach on June 6th,1944. He was one of just a few survivors of Lt. Briggs's landing craft. He managed to reach the Dog 1 exit next to Captain Miller. He placed bangalore torpedos over the shingle. It blew up and destroyed the wire, clearing the way for Miller and his men. He then proceeded to Vierville. His fate was unknown.

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