Enlistment and first campaigns Faulkner was born on June 9th, 1921 in Kentucky. At 17 (1938), he enlisted in the Army at Fort […]
Introduction The Ninth Division had fought its way in North Africa since 8 November 1942. They met their first combat against German soldiers, […]
From 11 to 14 October 1944, 3rd Battalion – 39th Infantry – lost nearly 350 men in the fights conducted to seize the […]
Mission The Intelligence Section – also called the Battalion Reconnaissance Platoon – when operating in the field was to perform the job of […]
Battle of the Meuse River, Belgium 4 – 7 September 1944 A tragic river, the Meuse has always been present on the route […]
The 39th Infantry Regiment pushes towards the Roer 8 – 12 December 1944 Since the beginning of November, the 39th Infantry Regiment was […]
Story of the 39th Infantry Regiment in the Ardennes. December 1944 Speaking about the Battle of the Bulge in the 9th Infantry Division […]
The 9th Infantry Division’s first day into the Hürtgen Forest The incessant rain of the last few days has turned into a fine, […]