surf section : BRIGNOLES || AIX-EN-PROVENCE || MIRABEAUX || CAVAILLON
APT || AVIGNON || CARPENTRAS
« retreat advance »
Soldiers of the 30th Regiment are greeted by civilians in Aix-en-Provence.
After a long fire fight in the south; challenges from enemy mortars and artillery;
and determined Germans arriving on bicycle from the north, Aix-en-Provence,
the most important town in the vicinity, was cleared by 1000 hours on August 21.
photo: dogfacesoldiers collection