210th Military Police Company

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210th Military Police Company - Sgt. Beverly, Pfc. Tucker With MP's Policing...
Sgt. Beverly, Pfc. Tucker With MP's Policing Germany With The 15th United States Army In Germany Sgt. Edward W. Beverly of Smyrna and Pfc. Richard W. Tucker of Murfreesboro Murfreesboro are serving with a company of U. S. military policemen who got in at the initial phase of the story of Hitler's fall and are today helping to write the final chapter as part of the occupation force In Germany. ; The MP's are the men of the 210th Military Police company Who hit the Normandy beach on D-Day, D-Day, D-Day, pcS'ied the vital supply lines which kept American supplies rolling from Normandy to the Siegfried Line and are now controlling Germans Germans as part of Lieut. Gen. Leonard Leonard T. Gerow's 15th U. S. Army. Men of the company's First Platoon are entitled to wear on their right breast the blue and gold rectangular badge which indicates indicates thattheir " platoon was awarded a Presidential Citation for distinguished service. They received the award as an attached unit of the 37th Engineer battalion with whom they made the assault landing landing on Omaha Beach a year ago. At this ' time the MP's of the 210th came ashore while Germans were still in full control. Their job was to direct traffic but first they had to fight as riflemen with the 16th Infantry regiment which was assaulting that part of Omaha known as "Easy Red." ' The company remained on Omaha Omaha Beach during the months when that strip of coastline, along with the neighboring Utah Beach, became became the scene of a historic epic In military supply, the supplying of a. fighting army over an open sand beach. From the beaches the MP's moved to central France and then to Germany to take up their occupational role. The 210th is currently assigned to Major General E. N. Harmon's XXII Corps. They control traffic, maintain a 24-hour 24-hour 24-hour security patrol and police the crossings of - the Rhine river bridges. Buy E Bonds Now

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  1. The Daily News-Journal,
  2. 28 Jun 1945, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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