• Charles Alford - 128th Armored Field Artillery Battalion

    Charles Alford was born on November 19 1921 in Davenport, Iowa but moved when he was 7 to live with his Dad in Chicago. His family life was not really easy, that is why “Everyday was...

  • James Earl Wilkins Jr. - 603rd Tank Destroyer Battalion

    James Earl Wilkins Jr. was living in Floydada and had not quite reached his 21st birthday when he attempted to enlist in the Army on Jan. 8, 1942. 
    “I had to send a teleg...

  • Cecile Callahan - 76th Armored Medical Battalion

    Some people may disagree that the Holocaust even took place, but Cecil Callahan will disagree -– he was there. 

    The 95-year-old Grayson native served in World War...

  • Richard Gard

    Just three days after D-Day in 1944, Miami Valley resident Richard Gard landed on Utah Beach in Normandy, France with the US Army. Gard was a Staff Sargent in the 44th Armored Infantry Batt...

  • John Napoleon

    John Napoleon enlisted in the New York National Guard in 1940, to escape life as a Depression era farmer in Rochester, New York. He enlisted for a period of one year, and following Pearl H...

  • Robert W. Griffith

    Robert W. Griffith was born in Sedalia, MO, the son of Orville Garrett Griffith and Gladys Marie Mohler Griffith. He graduated from Smith Cotton High School in Sedalia. He married Ione Mae...

  • Corporal Charles Bascom "Charlie" Upchurch

    Duffield, Va. - S.Sgt. Charlie B. Upchurch has been officially reported by the U.S. War Department as "killed in action" somewhere in France, September 23. He had been...

  • General Robert Walker Grow

    Most of the data available for Major General Robert W. Grow centers on only two events in his career: 

    1. His command of the U.S. Army's 6th Armored Division during...

  • James Vincent Christiano

    James "Jim" Vincent Christiano was born on September 7, 1916 in Waterbury, CT. He was the son of Constantino Cristinziano (changed to Christiano) and Bambina Lanese and attended W...

  • Clifford S Vanderpool

    Pvt. Clifford S Vanderpool, 34, previously reported missing in action is now listed as killed in action according to War Department Notification received by his wife, Mrs Erma D Vanderpool...