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To: mware

So was my Dad, 3rd Corps, 101st, 26th Army Combat Engineers, “Yankee Division”, fighting all thru Europe, Ardennes, Bastogne, and they lived on frozen turnips and other root crops when supply lines were cut by nazis. He was rescuing wounded US Troops, when shot by nazi sniper. Received Bronze Star w/ V, and Purple Heart. At 89, he still turns-up the heat, even in the summer. He hates cold weather. LOL.


24 posted on 12/22/2013 10:07:58 AM PST by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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My dad spent most of his military service in the 5th Army, (North Africa & Italy, 202mm cannon. He got a nasty case of trench foot, and came close to losing his feet. (Thank God for penicillin) Got to France, Belgium, and Germany during the last year of the war
27 posted on 12/22/2013 10:15:19 AM PST by mware
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