ARTICLES AVEC LE TAG : "killed in action"



In Memoriam · 07 juin 2021
Pfc James L Baney enlisted in the United States Army Airborne forces to 1943. He had attended school at Niagara District before entering the service. He was employed at the Acheson Graphite company. He received his military training at Camp Bennett, Texas, and Fort Benning, Georgia and went overseas from Maryland. He served overseas for 11 months in 5 campaigns: Rome Italy, Southern France, Rhineland, Ardennes, Central Europe. On the 4th of February his column moved out by truck convoy, and...

In Memoriam · 05 juin 2021
Private AL DANIEL BAGGETT 38390691, US Army Paratroops. Brother of Sergeant SIDNEY LANIER BAGGETT KIA, Sergeant WILLIAM LEE BAGGETT, Private First Class OSCAR REW BAGGETT. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar G. Baggett, 1833 Southern Ave., Shreveport. He was born April 17, 1924, and was attending Louisiana State University when called to active service. He received basic training with the 517th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 13th Airborne Division at Camp Toccoa, Georgia, and served at Fort Benning and...

In Memoriam · 05 juin 2021
Robert served as a Private First Class, 517th Parachute Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army during World War II. He resided in Hamburg, Erie County, New York prior to the war. He enlisted in the Army on November 30, 1940, prior to the war, in Buffalo, New York. He was noted as being employed as a Architect and also as Single, without dependents. Robert was kia during the Battle of the Bulge in Belgium during the war. He was awarded a Purple Heart.

In Memoriam · 05 juin 2021
Elmer J Anderson was born on July 1, 1923. He enlisted in Philadelphia, PA. He is attached to the 517th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 17th Airborne Division. After having participated in the Italian campaign with his brothers, he took part in the dragon operation where he was killed on the first day, August 15, 1944, while he attacked a strategic point near an enemy fuel reserve, at the crossroads of major roads. He will be awarded the Silver Star posthumously for his action that day. Everything...

In Memoriam · 05 juin 2021
Alton served as a Private, Company D, 517th Parachute Infantry Regimental Combat Team, U.S. Army during World War II. He resided in Pennsylvania prior to the war. He enlisted in the Army on May 4, 1943 in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being Single, without dependents. Alton was "Killed In Action" with 4 of his brothers in France when a time bomb exploded in a Inn 3 miles from Sospel, France during the war. He was awarded the "Bronze Star" and the...

In Memoriam · 02 juin 2021
Lincoln served as a Private in the 517th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the United States Army during World War II. Lincoln Ackerman was born in either Waterville, Lewis County, New York or New Hartford, Oneida County, New York. He enlisted in the US Army at Utica, New York on January 21, 1944. He was married to Gladys D Shaver. He was killed when an attack was launched in the morning to seize a line running from Spineux, north of Grand Halleux, to Poteaux, eight miles south of Malmedy. The 1st...

In Memoriam · 29 janvier 2020
Arthur SHERMAN was part of the 517th parachute infantry regiment , attached to the "F" comapny. he have been killed in action during an attack of the Hill 1098 in the maritimes Alps, along the Italian Border just about a month after he touched the soil of France on the 15th of august 1944. On the 18th of september, at about a hundred meters of the top of the hill elevation 1098, "F" company launched a attack to a german observation post , on the on, the germans O.P have time to call the pillbox...

In Memoriam · 29 janvier 2020
Private, U.S. Army Service # 35218224 517th Parachute Infantry Regimental Combat Team Entered the Service from: Ohio Died: 12-Sep-44 Buried at: Plot D Row 1 Grave 16 Rhone American Cemetery Draguignan, France Awards: Purple Heart James PACEY have been killed in action during the fights of the Hill 1098, the 12 of September 1944. His friend Ray HESS remember that James have been killed by a bullet while occupying an outpost the germans attacked on hill 1098.

In Memoriam · 08 janvier 2020
Shortly after landing, he died in terrible circumstances at the three-well electricity pylon, on the heights North of Les Arcs, near the hamlet of Nouradons. Danny was in one of the 1st battalion stick landed out of his drop zone, scatered north West. After daylight, the small group was on the way south, dawn to Les Arcs, following the electric line North south. In order of the high ranker officer in charge of the group, thinking that this line was a telephone one, Daniel Fisher climbed the...

In Memoriam · 07 janvier 2020
On this morning of 7 January 1945, the men of the 551st parachute battalion were next charged with taking the village of Rochelinval, Belgium, along the Salm River. While victorious in capturing Rochelinval and eliminating the last German bridgehead for over 10 miles (16 km) on the Salm River, the unit was virtually eliminated, having suffered more than 85% casualties. Relieved on 9 January 1945, of the 643 men who entered the battle on 3 January, only 14 Officers and 96 men remained. "Nowhere...

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