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JIM CLARK

First american in Periers 1944

Tuesday 8 January 2002

At Perriers on the Cherbourg peninsula, Jim Clark was the guest of honour for the 1984 D day ceremony .
After a speech by the mayor and then Colonel Hobby MacCal the commemorative plaque to the 90th US div was unveiled. It was then the turn of Jim Clark to unveil the name plate for the town square now called Place Jim Clark. Jim Clark was the first American soldier to enter Périers on the 27th july 1944.

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Jim Clark said "this is the greatest honour I’ve ever received."

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