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Article about: Grenadier regiment 726 found in Normandy.Thoses documents were given to me years ago from a Farmer in Normandy I think they are food orders.

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    Grenadier regiment 726 found in Normandy.Thoses documents were given to me years ago from a Farmer in Normandy I think they are food orders.
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    Any info on this items.
    Any info on this grenadier regiment (compagnie 9)

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    Here is Lexikon's entry for that Regiment - it was part of 716 Infantry Division (Army Group B). By the looks of it, it spent the war from 1941 in France where it suffered heavy losses during the Normandy fighting...
    Lexikon der Wehrmacht

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    Quote by hucks216 View Post
    Here is Lexikon's entry for that Regiment - it was part of 716 Infantry Division (Army Group B). By the looks of it, it spent the war from 1941 in France where it suffered heavy losses during the Normandy fighting...
    Lexikon der Wehrmacht
    Thank you for the info,Do you know where I could find more information.

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    Hi Chris,

    Take a squint at this link, there's quite a bit in it about Grenadier Rgt. 726 including it's eventual anihalation. Omaha Beach - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Regards, Ned.
    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

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    Here is a Knights Cross winner from that Regiment;

    Lehmann, Christian. Heer Major of the Reserves II./Grenadier-Regiment 726 01944-07-04 4 July 1944


    Nick
    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

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    I think this is WN 72 not sure.It is located directly on Omaha beach
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    Quote by Wolfspear View Post
    Here is a Knights Cross winner from that Regiment;

    Lehmann, Christian. Heer Major of the Reserves II./Grenadier-Regiment 726 01944-07-04 4 July 1944


    Nick
    Thank you for the info,I could not see any pictures of him.

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    Quote by big ned View Post
    Hi Chris,

    Take a squint at this link, there's quite a bit in it about Grenadier Rgt. 726 including it's eventual anihalation. Omaha Beach - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Regards, Ned.
    Great stuff.

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    Can you guys translate some of this stuff.

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