• William Edward Bryson

    Graduate of University of Florida, Bryson enlisted as a private in the US Army 10 Nov 1942 at Camp Croft, SC. Upon completion of his basic training he was selected to attend OCS (Officers...

  • Lt Col Bedford Hayne Forrest

    Colonel Bedford H. Forrest was killed in action in France November 26, according, to word received by his mother Mrs. Mattie S Forrest of Saluda.
    Colonel Forrest, who was 34 years of...

  • Conrad Herman Pennartz

    Inducted into the U.S. Army on 19 may 1942 at Camp Joseph T. Robinson, North Little Rock, Arkansas.
    Reported for initial training with Company M, 2nd regiment, quartermaster corps at...

  • Major Milford F Stablein

    Milford Franklin Stablein was born to Minnie L. (née Hodge) and Frank George Stablein, in Erie, Pennsylvania. Frank was the owner of Wholesale Meat & Jobbing, at 1512 Parade Stre...

  • Days not forgotten

    I had tied in with the l0lst Airborne Division. At that time we were spread out mighty thin. We lost more than half the men in our company, including all of our officers. First Sergeant Rim...

  • Al Brodbeck, The man who died by mistake

    Grave 5 in the 18th row of box C is the final resting place of soldier 1st class Alvin A. Brodbeck, a family man from Louisville, Kentucky, who by an administrative error was called under a...

  • 44th Armored Infantry at Oberdorla

    One very touching photo which shows soldiers of the 6th Armored Division is the one in which infantry men of the 44th Armored Infantry Battalion, while crossing the street, pass the body of...

  • Dutch girl who tended soldier's grave visits his parents in U.S.

    Allen Willis Rucker, Jr. moved with his parents to Lexington, MA as a young boy. In 1938, he was enrolled in the 8th grade at Valley Forge Military Academy in Wayne, PA. He went to Valley F...

  • A soldier's story

    The following story was published on the website of the Hoosick Township Historical Society:

    Frank Cipperly, a local man, is one of five soldiers highlighted in the book “Fiv...

  • S/SGT Harry L Pillow's helmet

    February 2014 a post appeared on  Mark Bando's Trigger Time Forum in which a regular forum member requested more information about a helmet he found in the vicinity o...