Write up of the Units Presidential Citation
THE AMERICAN BATTLE MONUMENTS COMMISSION 3 Stories.
Northern France 1944 Streamer & Explanation
Comments on Leadership A Letter from Col. Van Atta to the troops.
Letter from Mike Luciano's Sister A Thank You and Remembrance.
POST Newspaper Vol 1 No. 1 June 23, 1945 for & by the 1137 Eng. Grp.
Army wounded get chance at life thanks to courage of medical aids
Death Separates 'Inseparable' Pals
Yanks, Crying in Rage, Tell How Nazi's Killed Wounded
Local boys take part in push into Reich
Corporal Wears Five Battle Stars News article from Aug. `45 about Pat MacIsaac
General Patton Man, or Myth? By Austin Lake, Record American, 1963
54 year Guilty Conscience eased German Veteran Returns Stolen Ham (ap)
Sure River Newspaper Article with picture.
Eisenhower's relinquish of Combined Command
The Landing Beaches (a flyer)
The Army & You A booklet given out to new Recruits
Brief Letter about war not being over
Letter about different rations and Bridge
Letter about staying in peoples houses in the war
G-4 Liaison working in Gen. Bradley's staff
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|Above and beyond: when the troop transport Dorchester was torpedo and sunk off Greenland in Feb. 1943, survivors last saw four Army chaplains standing on the listing deck with linked arms praying. Calming the fears of those men who's terror of the icy seas verged on panic, the chaplains passed out life belts until the supply was exhausted. Then they gave up their own. On December 2nd the War Department conferred the distinguished service cross Posthumously on each.|
the more humorous note: In New Orleans, Louisiana a pup conducted a
two day street corner search for his missing owner. He looked into each
car as it stopped for the light. The SPCA picked him up, and his owner
rushed to the pound to get him when she saw his picture in a paper.
I thought the picture and story was kind of cute.
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