After completing 17
weeks of Basic Training at the Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia (1943).
Taken in Nancy, France, after I'd come off a very dangerous
in which the sergeant who was leading won the Silver
trickled down that the war was over. We didn't really believe it, and worried
that somebody on the other side might not have heard!!
few years later! (1999)
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|With my B.A.R. on outpost in
Oberhoffen, Germany. The view covered a street to the end of town and
the hills beyond. Anything moving was enemy. A short time later, we were
relieved; I was discovered to have pneumonia and sent to a hospital in
Nancy, France. (Click to enlarge.)
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