Middleton, Martin, COL

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Last Rank
Colonel
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1942-1945, 82nd Airborne Division/HHC
Service Years
1941 -

Infantry

Colonel



Four Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
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WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Naples-Foggia Campaign (1943-44)
Start Year
1943
End Year
1944

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 September 1943 and started northward. Five days later Eisenhower announced that the Italian Government had surrendered. Fifth Army, under Clark, landed at Salerno on g September and managed to stay despite furious counterattacks. By 18 September the Germans were withdrawing northward. On 27 September Eighth Army occupied the important airfields of Foggia, and on I October Fifth Army took Naples. As the Allies pushed up the peninsula, the enemy slowed the advance and brought it to a halt at the Gustav Line.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1943
To Year
1943
 
Last Updated:
Sep 23, 2011
   
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Units Participated in Operation

1st Armored Division

 
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No Available Photos

  281 Also There at This Battle:
  • Angileri, Joseph, T/Sgt, (1942-1946)
  • Bernholz, Charles H., T/5, (1942-1945)
  • Caffey, Eugene Mead, MG, (1918-1956)
  • Eatman, Harold Lee, 1st Sgt, (1942-1945)
  • Eddy, George, T/5, (1942-1945)
  • Fisco, Richard, S/Sgt
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