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  • The Italian Campaign

    06/05/2014 9:35:27 AM PDT · by rktman · 27 replies
    nationalreview.com ^ | 6/4/2014 | unknown
    Battles such as Anzio, Salerno, and Monte Cassino would be burned into the history books. The fighting cost some 300,000 American and British casualties and would not cease until the formal end of WWII in May of 1945. Pictured, British troops scramble through the rubble in Catania, August 1943.
  • The FReeper Foxhole - Tragedy at Bari, Italy on December 2, 1943 - April 15th, 2008

    04/15/2008 5:47:52 PM PDT · by snippy_about_it · 122 replies · 4,004+ views
    see educational sources | various
    Lord, Keep our Troops forever in Your care Give them victory over the enemy... Grant them a safe and swift return... Bless those who mourn the lost. . FReepers from the Foxhole join in prayer for all those serving their country at this time. ...................................................................................... ........................................... U.S. Military History, Current Events and Veterans Issues Where Duty, Honor and Countryare acknowledged, affirmed and commemorated. Our Mission: The FReeper Foxhole is dedicated to Veterans of our Nation's military forces and to others who are affected in their relationships with Veterans. In the FReeper Foxhole, Veterans or their family members should feel...
  • General Walker's Story of the Rapido Crossing

    05/05/2006 3:18:04 PM PDT · by robowombat · 2 replies · 556+ views
    36th Division Association ^ | FRED. WALKER, Major General, U. S. Army
    General Walker's Story of the Rapido Crossing Sent to the editor by Joe F. Presnall Joe Presnall thinks he received this manuscript (original) in 1946 at the 36th Reunion in Brownwood and would like to see it in the Quarterly. The story has been around for many years and deserves a place in the series. The veterans of the 36th (Texas) Division, which I commanded in World War II, will never forget the Rapido River crossing. In that operation in January 1944, more than 2,100 of their comrades were killed, wounded, or missing in a heroic and needless sacrifice. After...
  • The FReeper Foxhole Remembers Anzio - (Jan-May 1944) - July 25th, 2005

    07/24/2005 9:25:51 PM PDT · by SAMWolf · 44 replies · 1,910+ views
    World War II Magazine | February 1999 | Flint Whitlock
    Lord, Keep our Troops forever in Your care Give them victory over the enemy... Grant them a safe and swift return... Bless those who mourn the lost. . FReepers from the Foxhole join in prayer for all those serving their country at this time. .................................................................. .................... ........................................... U.S. Military History, Current Events and Veterans Issues Where Duty, Honor and Countryare acknowledged, affirmed and commemorated. Our Mission: The FReeper Foxhole is dedicated to Veterans of our Nation's military forces and to others who are affected in their relationships with Veterans. In the FReeper Foxhole, Veterans or their family members should...
  • The FReeper Foxhole Remembers Anzio - 1944 - Jan. 23rd, 2003

    01/23/2003 5:36:38 AM PST · by SAMWolf · 99 replies · 4,177+ views
    U.S. Military History, Current Events and Veterans Issues Where Duty, Honor and Countryare acknowledged, affirmed and commemorated. Our Mission: The FReeper Foxhole is dedicated to Veterans of our Nation's military forces and to others who are affected in their relationships with Veterans. We hope to provide an ongoing source of information about issues and problems that are specific to Veterans and resources that are available to Veterans and their families. In the FReeper Foxhole, Veterans or their family members should feel free to address their specific circumstances or whatever issues concern them in an atmosphere of peace, understanding, brotherhood...