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Service Status
USA Veteran
Last Rank
Private First Class
Service Years
1943 - 1945
Last MOS
601-Antiaircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Crewman
Private First Class


Auto Rifle
Bayonet
AA Artillery

Service to 1945
400th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion
400th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion
Rank
Private First Class
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Private First Class
1943 - 1945
400th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion/C Battery
400th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion/C Battery
Rank
Private First Class
Location
E.T.O. - Italy
MOS
527-Antiaircraft Range Section NCO
Comments
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Private First Class
1943 - 1945
400th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion
400th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion
Rank
Private First Class
Location
Europe
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Private First Class
1943 - 1945
Army Good Conduct Medal
Devices : Army GCM 2nd Award
Criteria
The Army Good Conduct Medal is awarded on a selective basis to enlisted members of the Army who distinguish themselves by exemplary behavior, efficiency and fidelity during a specified period of conti... More
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I was a Good solder. No bad time
1945
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
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Was with the 400th. AAA AW Batt, Battery :C;, 2nd Platoon, Gun number # 6. Was Attached to the 45th, Div. Made practice amphibious landing in North Africa, Got back on my Ship at Oran, Made the invasi... More
1945
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
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France, Germany, and Belguim
1945
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
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1945
French Croix De Guerre WWII
Criteria
The Croix de Guerre 1939-1945 (War Cross 1939-1945) is a French military decoration, a version of the Croix de Guerre created on September 26, 1939, to honour people who fought with the Allies against... More
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1945
Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
Description
(Rhineland Campaign 15 September 1944 to 21 March 1945) Attempting to outflank the Siegfried Line, the Allies tried an airborne attack on Holland on 17 September 1944. But the operation failed, and th... More
Memories
After the Rhineland Campaign we started guarding German P. O. W .. We then turned in our 40 MM. an... More
1945 - 1945
Victory in Europe Day (VE Day - 8May45)
Description
May 8, 1945 was decreed Victory in Europe Day although hostilities did not formally end until the following day. Fighting continued in Austria, Croatia and Czechoslovakia until May 14.
Memories
When the WW 2 ended we were in Chartres, France ,guarding German P.O.W. at a Prisoners Of War E... More
1945 - 1945
45th Infantry Division
45th Infantry Division
Rank
Private First Class
MOS
845-Gun Crewman, Heavy Artillery
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Private First Class
1943 - 1945
World War II
Description
Overview of World War II 

World War II killed more people, involved more nations, and cost more money than any other war in history. Altogether, 70 million people served in the armed forces during th
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Memories
I was inducted into the U. S. Army in Los Angeles California Jan.-22-1943. I was discharge at ... More
1943 - 1945
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
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Corsica,and Italy
1944
Battle of Monte Cassino
Description
The Battle of Monte Cassino (also known as the Battle for Rome and the Battle for Cassino) was a costly series of four assaults by the Allies against the Winter Line in Italy held by Axis forces durin... More
Memories
Was combat wounded at Mount cassino, Italy Oct,-23-1943. Received the Purple Heart Metal.Was wounded... More
1944 - 1944
Rome-Arno Campaign (1944)
Description
(Rome-Arno Campaign 22 January to 9 September 1944) U.S. 5th Army advanced 150 miles to the Arno River. The unsuccessful attempt to break the Gustav Line on 22 January was followed by another unsucces... More
Memories
I was with the 400th. AAA AW BATTALION that also went To the French Island of Corsica at this tim... More
1944 - 1944
Basic Training (Fort Eustis, VA), B/2
School
Basic Training (Fort Eustis, VA)
Company
B
Platoon
2
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1943
Basic Training (Camp Picket, VA)
School
Basic Training (Camp Picket, VA)
1943
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
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Was firing my 40th MM AA Gun outside of Mount Casino Italy oct.23-1943 when I was combat wounded. i was evacuated to the 95th. Evacuation Hospital in Italy. i still have shrapnel in my right shoulder.... More
1943
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
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1943
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Devices : Bronze Arrowhead
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
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Sicily, and Italy. Made the assualt landing at Scoglitti Sicily. Made a assualt landing at Paestum Italy.Was attched to the 45th. Div.
1943
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Devices : Bronze Arrowhead
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
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Italy
1943
Sicily Campaign (1943)
Description
(Sicily Campaign 9 July to 17 August 1943) In preparation for the invasion of Sicily the Allies captured the islands in the Sicilian strait, with aerial bombardment forcing the capitulation of Pantell... More
People You Remember
Last Aug.-2008, the History Television channel came to my house, to interview me on what I saw, a... More
Memories
I was with the 400th. AAA AW BATTALION, Battery "C" ,2nd. Patoon , Gun number # 6. My Gun was A ... More
1943 - 1943
Sicily Campaign (1943)
Description
(Sicily Campaign 9 July to 17 August 1943) In preparation for the invasion of Sicily the Allies captured the islands in the Sicilian strait, with aerial bombardment forcing the capitulation of Pantell... More
Memories
I was combat wounded Oct. 23 1943, outside of Mound Casino. Italy, and evacuated to the 95th. E... More
1943 - 1943
Volturno Line
Description
The Volturno Line (also known as the Viktor Line) was a German defensive position in Italy during World War II. The line ran from Termoli in the east, along the Biferno River through the Apennine Mou... More
Memories
I remember all the rain, and mud at the Volturno river crossing.
1943 - 1943
Operation Husky
Description
The decision to invade Sicily was agreed by the Western Allies at the Casablanca Conference in January 1943. 'Operation Husky' was to be a combined amphibious and airborne attack scheduled for that su... More
Memories
I was in the assault landing at Scoglitti, Sicily . I had to leave my 40 MM Gun about a 100 ya... More
1943 - 1943
Naples-Foggia Campaign (1943-44)
Description
(Naples-Foggia Campaign 18 Aug 1943-21 Jan 1944 (Air); 9 Sep 1943-21 Jan 1944 (Ground) After Allied bombardment of communications and airfields in Italy, Montgomery crossed the Strait of Messina on 3 ... More
Memories
I was with the 400th. AAA AW BATTALION . Battery "C'. when I made the invasion of Italy. We ... More
1943 - 1943
Service from 1943

 
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