Buffum, David, LTC

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Service Branch
Medical Corps
Last Primary MOS
3570-Health Services Plans & Operations Officer
Last MOS Group
Medical Service Corps (Officer)
Primary Unit
1944-1945, 3570, 8th Infantry Division
Service Years
1943 - 1968

Medical Corps

Lieutenant Colonel



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Date of Passing
Nov 11, 2011
 
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WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Northern France Campaign (1944)
Start Year
1944
End Year
1944

Description
(Northern France Campaign 25 July to 14 September 1944) Bombardment along a five-mile stretch of the German line enabled the Allies to break through on 25 July. While some armored forces drove southward into Brittany, others fanned out to the east and, overcoming a desperate counterattack, executed a pincers movement that trapped many Germans in a pocket at Falaise. The enemy fell back on the Siegfried Line, and by mid-September 1944 nearly all of France had been liberated. During these operations in France, while light and medium bombers and fighter-bomber aircraft of Ninth Air Force had been engaged in close support and interdictory operations, Eighth and Fifteenth Air Forces had continued their strategic bombing.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1944
To Year
1944
 
Last Updated:
Dec 26, 2011
   
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Units Participated in Operation

559th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion/A Battery

HHC, 899th Tank Battalion

 
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  590 Also There at This Battle:
  • Accattato, Rocco, PFC, (1943-1945)
  • Adams, Lucian (MOH), S/Sgt, (1943-1945)
  • Austin, John, S/Sgt, (1943-1945)
  • Bailey, Olen, 1st Sgt, (1942-1945)
  • Belan, Elmer, T/5, (1943-1945)
  • Black, Eric Major, 1LT, (1941-1945)
  • Boal, Delbert, PFC, (1941-1945)
  • Bolio, Robert, Cpl, (1943-1945)
  • Brasfield, Casper Lafayette, PFC, (1942-1945)
  • Brown, Garfield, Cpl, (1942-1946)
  • Brown, James, 1LT, (1942-1945)
  • Cadamatre, Brian
  • Campbell, Loren
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