Category: 60th Infantry Regiment

The Fifth Platoon: Negro volunteers within E Company, 60th Infantry

The condition of the Afro-American soldiers within the U.S. Army has always been subject to studies, and their effort to join the fight is now well-known. There are some famous units such as 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion (which was never deployed) or the “Red Tails” (332nd Fighter Group) in the USAAF, and on a larger […]

Private Karl C. Warner

A.k.a. “Molotov”, a.k.a. “Mollie” There is always ‘that’ guy in the company. The one that can not discipline himself down to the military standards. The “maverick” who is always seeking for troubles, or who is not fit for the job. Then there is ‘that’ man, who definitely hates discipline and seems to be the worse soldier […]

Staff-Sergeant Bruce H. Schmeal

Antitank Company – 60th Infantry Regiment Bruce H. Schmeal was born on June 10th, 1918, in Hackettstown, NJ. His parents, Harold and Josephine, have two sons (Bruce H. and William G. Schmeal) and five daughters (Doris, Betty, Rose, Helen and Lois Schmeal). He attended Hackettstown schools where he was active in several sports. Prior to […]