Comments on Leadership A Letter from Col. Van Atta to the Troops
Letter from Mike Luciano's Sister A Thank You and Remembrance
POST Newspaper Vol 1 No. 1 June 23, 1945 for & by the 1137 Eng. Grp.
Corporal Wears Five Battle Stars News Article from Aug. `45 about Pat MacIsaac
General Patton Man, or Myth? By Austin Lake, Record American, 1963
54 Year Guilty Conscience Eased German Veteran Returns Stolen Ham (ap)
Sure River Newspaper Article with Picture
The Army & You A booklet given out to new Recruits
A Letter Home About a 48 hour Pass in London
|WWII Era Christmas Cards and Postcards|
|Christmas Cards from 1944|
|Buy War Bonds Card|
|The Below Came from Newsweek December 11, 1944|
|Above and beyond: When the troop transport Dorchester was torpedoed and sunk off Greenland in Feb. 1943, survivors last saw four Army chaplains standing on the listing deck with linked arms praying. Calming the fears of those men who's terror of the icy seas verged on panic, the chaplains passed out life belts until the supply was exhausted. Then they gave up their own. On December 2nd the War Department conferred the distinguished service cross Posthumously on each.|
On the more humorous note: In New Orleans, Louisiana a pup conducted a two day street corner search for his missing owner. He looked into each car as it stopped for the light. The SPCA picked him up, and his owner rushed to the pound to get him when she saw his picture in a paper.
I thought the picture and story was kind of cute.
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