Elmer B. Heath

This tribute is very special to me. Elmer B. Heath is one of the very first names I discovered when I first typed different queries on Internet, years ago,  when I started my researches about the 9th Infantry Division. And this found was immediately followed by a great meeting via Internet, with his two lovely daughters, Helen and Nancy, who never stopped to support me and my project.I should have started by writing his tribute […]

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Taps Sounded : Thomas F. Carocci

We are very saddened to write that veteran Mr Thomas F. Carossi has passed on December 2nd, 2017. Tom was in the 50th Signal Battalion – VII COrps, unit that was General Collins’communication unit. He landed on Utah on June 6th 1944, and took part to the campaigns of Normandy and Northern France. In September 1944, General Collins’s HQ was installed in the Chateau de Taravisé, near Fosse-la-Ville, and stayed there for few days. Tom […]

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John G. Kaiser

Kaiser joined Item Company – 60th Infantry Regiment on 10 February 1945, and took over the 2nd rifle platoon. The regiment is then around the German town of Dreiborn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. After leading his platoon in Germany, the division arrived in Remagen where the Old Reliables fought for the famous Bridge at Remagen, and establish a bridgehead. On 6 March, Kaiser’s platoon is tasked to hold positions on roadblocks in Röttgen, between Bonn and Remagen. On 12 March, Item Company commenced […]

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