Posts tagged with "550th"

Veterans · 29 August 2020
After landing he took part to the liberation of Le Muy and then moved East, along the coast. to Frejus, then Grasse, the Var river valley, and moved north along the italian border to the Gorges de Daluis to arrived end of september in the area of Barcelonnette.

Veterans · 02 June 2020
Earl T HADLEY was born on the 14th of July 1921 , at West Avoca ,Pennsylvania. Before the war he was a short-order cook in New York City, he left home at 16. He joined the US Army on the 13th of august 1940 at New York city. He was volunteer for Rifle M1 expert training, light machine gun sharpshooting, heavy machine gun and 45 pistol expert training. On september the 26th 1940, he was in Cristobal Harbor, Panama. He soon became private first class and joinned the 550th infantry battalion. From...

In Memoriam · 13 February 2019
George "Tex" C. JACKSON was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He was the son of a career army officer and in his youth with his family he traveled the world. He was the oldest, and had tow sisters, Mary Ann, and Jeanne. At a nearly age he learned to fight because he was Always a stranger in a new town and he eventualy became a boxer. He had friends from every colors in a age that was frowned upon and was blessed of many tallents, he exelled in every sport he played, taught himself to play guitar, ,...