Saint-Lô

Saint-Lô is the capital of the Manche department in Normandy.

Understand

The town was the scene of heavy fighting during World War II, shortly after the D-Day landings and was utterly devastated. As one American soldier put it "We sure liberated the hell out of this place."

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